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Culinary Arts


Program: 10-316-1

  • Associate Degree
    • The Associate degree program prepares you for management positions and offers advanced training so you can go on to earn your Bachelor's Degree
  • 4 Terms
  • 60 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts August / January
  • Employer Tuition-Reimbursement Programs available
    • Kohler
      • Kohler will provide up to 10 students per year with the opportunity to have paid work at Kohler Hospitality and Real Estate for 20 hours per week, AND receive up to 100% tuition reimbursement for courses completed in the LTC Culinary Arts program.
      • Apply for the Kohler Tuition Reimbursement

Live what you love

If you are creative, enjoy the constantly evolving food service industry, work well with people, and have a love of food, a career in culinary arts may be the best place to launch your career. Graduates of the program become chefs, independent restaurateurs, bakers or pastry chefs, sales staff for the food industry, food service managers, and corporate chefs. Students learn and grow their skills in a newly constructed commercial kitchen custom-designed for educational purposes. They enjoy small class sizes and rapid progression to graduation through four consecutive 15-week semesters. The program is rich with practical experience in American regional and international cuisines. Courses are offered in traditional and blended delivery. The program requires day, evening, and some Saturday hours.


American Culinary Federation

LTC's Culinary Arts Associate Degree Program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

Culinary Arts

NOTE: To see the order of courses you will take for this program, please view the Program Sheet.



Work with Admissions Advisor to:

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.


Work with your Program Counselor to:

  • Technical Standards for Culinary Arts
  • Schedule a Program Counseling Session to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

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Students learn and hone their skills in a newly constructed commercial kitchen custom-designed for educational purposes.


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