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.
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for scholarship and financial aid resources.
Start Dates: There are four defined start dates throughout the academic year. Call 435.586.2899 for the next start date. Want to enroll? Click here to get started.
Program Length: 1030 hours (This program can be completed in approximately 17 months, based on enrollment of 15 hours per week. If possible, students are encouraged to enroll in more hours per week to graduate faster.)
Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building
- Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Utah Job Outlook and Job Requirements:
- Chefs and Head Cooks
- Food Preparation Workers
- Food Service Managers
- First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Completion Rate (2020)
Placement Rate (2020)
“We wanted to open a restaurant here in town. To do that I wanted everything to be as good as it can be and the best quality possible. So coming here was a good fit.”
Student Highlight – Julie Varela
Student Highlight – James Bowman
Student Highlight – Daniel Ortega
Culinary Arts Program
Introduction – Leslie Clark
Occupational Advisory Committee
Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations: