Certificate Program Course List

Culinary Arts

Cooking Certificate

Certificate (S)

As a graduate of Delaware Tech's Culinary Arts Cooking Certificate program, you'll have the basic skills necessary to start on a career path to becoming a chef. In the program, you'll learn the fundamentals of food preparation and gain practical experience in basic baking, garde-manger, buffet presentation, and international cuisine. You'll work in the skills development kitchen and take field trips to the kitchens of area hotels and restaurants. The Culinary Arts Cooking Certificate prepares students to join the fast-growing food service industry and obtain a respected position in a career field where these skills are in demand. It's an excellent way to earn the credentials to help you advance through the various opportunities that the industry offers with the final goal of becoming a chef.

Courses are offered on a part-time basis, and the 14 credits earned through this program may be applied to the Kitchen Skills Diploma and ultimately the Associate Degree in the Culinary Arts or Food Service Management. Industry professionals and students will also acquire the mandatory classes required by the American Culinary Federation to begin their certification process. The College is a member of the National Restaurant Association and the American Culinary Federation (ACF), and our program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission of the American Culinary Federation.


Courses Credits
CUL 119 Food Safety and Sanitation 2
CUL 121 Food Prep I 4
FSM 210 Quantity Food Production 3


Courses Credits
MGT 148 Culinary Supervisory Develpmnt 3
SCI 141 Nutrition in the Culinary Fld 2