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Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

The two certificate programs (majors) in this department are Baking and Pastry and Restaurant Management. They provide students with the knowledge, skills, and experience that will enhance successful employment in the various career paths available in the Culinary Arts industry.

The programs include pre-employment courses, supervised experience prior to employment, extension classes, and short-term workshops for upgrading skills. Classes are approved by multiple professional organizations, including the Retail Bakers Association (RBA) and the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

Baking and Pastry

The major in Baking prepares students for employment in retail bakeries, as well as in industrial and commercial establishments as pastry cooks or bakers.

Restaurant Management

The major in Restaurant Management provides students the practical cooking experience and technical trade theory for employment as cooks and managers in multiple culinary career paths, including: restaurants, hotels, cruise ships, catering, industrial production, cottage industries, and self-employment. During their studies, students demonstrate their capabilities in the operations and supervision of the Laney College Cafeteria and Bistro Restaurant.

For Assessment and Counseling help contact Mark Yamamoto.

For practice assessment tests go to the assessment web site.

For more information on registering for classes.