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Culinary Arts and Baking

Do you enjoy making people happy with an expertly-prepared meal? Chaffey College's culinary arts and baking programs can equip you with the skills to start a career in culinary arts or transfer to a 4-year university to continue your education in the field. Get hands-on experience in our fully-equipped state-of-the-art kitchen. Advance from introductory to advanced coursework, where you will experience cake decorating, bread making, the student-run bistro and industry internships. You have the option to pursue associate's degrees or certificates in culinary arts and professional baking.

Through industry partnerships, Chaffey College culinary arts students have gained full-time employment at places such as Universal Studios, Disney, Kaiser Permanente, Cheesecake Factory, Ontario Convention Center and more. Students have won awards at regional baking and culinary competitions. They've also transferred to colleges such as the Culinary Institute of America, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State Long Beach, University of California Riverside and Cal State San Diego.

Explore Your Programs Degree/Certificate Options

Culinary Arts AS Program Map

Professional Baking and Patisserie AS Program Map

Professional Baking and Patisserie Certificate Program Map

Culinary Arts Certificate Program Map



Mark Ford
Associate Professor, Chef / Hospitality Management
(909) 652-8202