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Culinary: Sustainable Cuisine - Operations I Certificate

Picture of student earning his Sustainable Cuisine Operations I Certificate at CMC.This certificate introduces students to the challenges and opportunities presented in the rapidly expanding segment of food service operations based on the dynamic principles of sustainability. Students will learn about food service sustainability issues, basic cooking skills, and the essentials for working in a successful sustainable food service operation.

The curriculum includes many courses included in the Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts- Apprenticeship  and Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts- Vail Valley  and courses may be applied toward those degrees.

Students must demonstrate acceptable proficiency levels in composition, reading, 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 Colorado Mountain College in Vail Valley at Edwards. Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses.

Learn more about the Culinary Arts- Vail Valley Program.

For federal student aid purposes, this program is defined as 21 credit hours, 30 weeks on instruction and is financial aid eligible.

See Gainful Employment Disclosure: Sustainable Cuisine Operations I Certificate.

Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credit Hours Required (21)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (375)


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✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

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