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Students prepare food in a culinary arts class.

Culinary Arts and Baking

Our culinary arts program provides an immersive learning experience in a state-of-the-art, fully equipped commercial kitchen. Central to our culinary goal is the development of a chef's mindset. You'll become a fulfilled, influential professional within the world of cuisine, food science and baking arts.

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Culinary Arts AS Program Map

Professional Baking & Patisserie AS Program Map

Culinary Arts Certificate Program Map

Professional Baking & Patisserie Certificate Program Map



Mark Forde
Professor, Culinary Arts
(909) 652-8202
Chingping Wong
Associate Professor, Baking & Patisserie
Jennifer Minichiello, C.E.C
Associate Professor, Culinary Arts
(909) 652-8036


The Culinary Arts program is supported by industry professionals and our alumni have successfully transferred to the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), Cal Poly, Pomona, UCR, Cal State Long Beach among other four year colleges as well as entering the industry with employers such as Disney, Universal, Kaiser, Porto's, Compass Group, Sodexo, Aramark, Doubletree, Hilton.

Our industry-experienced Chef instructors ensure each student receives a hands-on learning experience that provides each student with the tools for a successful culinary arts career. Upon completion of the degree, students will be able to demonstrate expertise in preparing a wide variety of dishes, plan and execute catered events, plan menus, manage purchasing and inventory as well as maintain state-of-the-art kitchen equipment and manage staff.