In our two-year Culinary Arts associate degree program, you’ll learn classical techniques, as well as develop critical thinking skills within an integrated front-of-the-house curriculum. You’ll receive hands-on education in food production, while developing professionalism and proficiency in cooking, cost control, nutrition, sanitation and food marketing. You’ll learn advanced techniques in classical/international cuisines, garde manger, patisserie/dessert and a variety of international dining room services. Our program also provides opportunities to test your skills through national and intra-campus competitions, and expose you to a series of presentations by some of the world's most famous chefs through our Distinguished Visiting Chef (DVC) series. Finally, you’ll also take culinary-related arts and sciences classes necessary to career success and apply all of these learned skills through a term of real work experience. When you graduate you’ll be positioned with connections to some of the world’s best full-service restaurants, hotels, club and resort catering operations, quantity food production facilities, health spas and cruise lines.
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Megan Middleton ‘08 never imagined that she would end up in jail after graduating from Johnson & Wales University — but that’s exactly where her career path has taken her. Just 22 years old, she helps oversee meal preparation for the Denver County Jail’s 2200 inmates. read more