Culinary Arts 

Technical Certificate

Culinary Arts

Baking, food preparation, nutrition and culinary management

The Culinary Arts Technical Certificate (T.C.) program is designed to provide career-oriented students with basic culinary arts, food service management principles and training for supervisory and management positions in the food service industry and hospitality industry through management and culinary classes. The program provides students with a foundation for building a rewarding career in one of the largest and fastest growing industries in Florida.

Culinary college coursework includes an emphasis on communication, management, human relations and leadership skills. Through the culinary internship program, catering students gain college credit and valuable, profitable work experience.

This program is offered at FSCJ’s Downtown Campus during the day and evening.


Program requirements are rooted in competencies developed by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) and the Accrediting Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA) and emphasizes a practical, hands-on application approach to understanding the foundations of culinary arts and hospitality management.

Cafe Frisch



Program Information

Program Code:  6051

35 Credits

Financial Information

Financial aid is available, if qualified. 

Additional Costs

Must also purchase a knife set (approximately $260), approved chef's uniform (approximately $80), black non-skid shoes and textbooks prior to enrolling into any food production class. Lab Fee (approximately $150)

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 766-6703

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule