Culinary Arts

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Culinary Arts

Do you love to cook? Want to master the basics and then some? Southwest Technical College’s Culinary Arts Program tantalizes the taste buds. This hands-on program prepares confident students for the fast-paced world of fine dining. Course objectives focus on the development of fundamental cooking skills and techniques while preparing you for a variety of positions in the culinary arts related field.

How long does it take?


1030 HOURS

(Approx. 10 months)

How much does it cost?



(Including tuition, books, fees, & supplies)

Click here for a breakdown of total cost.

Click here for financial aid resources.

When can I get started?

There are between 2-4 start dates per year. Call 435.586.2899 for next Culinary Program start date.

Want to enroll? Click here to get started.

Gainful Employment Information

With an education in Culinary Arts, there are a variety of jobs such as a:

  • Chef
  • Personal Chef
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Head Cook
  • Pastry Chef
  • Culinary Photographer
  • And much more.

For more information on gainful employment details, please click here.

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“My experience at Southwest Tech has been excellent. Not only was it a good education, but it was enjoyable. Southwest Technical College was the best choice for me.” Bennett Olsen

“I wanted to do more and I looked into Southwest Technical College. It has been the best decision that I have ever made. I wish I had done it years ago. If there’s any reason that you’re considering doing something different, give it a try and go for it. I’m so excited about my future.” Mishelle Cacho

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