This certificate introduces students to the challenges and opportunities presented in the rapidly expanding segment of foodservice operations based on the dynamic principles of sustainability. Students will learn about foodservice sustainability issues, basic cooking skills, and the essentials for working in a successful sustainable foodservice operation.
The curriculum includes many courses included in the Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and courses may be applied toward that degree.
Students must demonstrate acceptable proficiency levels in reading, writing, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this certificate. Skills in this area may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details see the Academic Placement and Testing section.
Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Sustainable Cuisine Operations I.
The Sustainable Cuisine Operations I certificate is offered at Edwards. The courses are described in the Course Description section. Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses