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Culinary Arts


Pima’s Culinary Arts Certificate courses introduce students to the industry’s professional expectations, vocabulary, and tools and equipment. Courses focus on cold foods, hot foods, baking, nutrition, safety and sanitation, and restaurant/dining room operations.

Conditional Enrollment Program: You will be eligible to enroll in CUL courses once you have completed the requirement listed in Program Admissions and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Desert Vista Campus

Contact Information

Division of Business & IT
Dean: 520.206.7694
Information Sessions

Program Information

Similar Programs


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Chef or Head Cook $32,125
Supervisor of Food Preparation & Service Workers $28,792
Food Service Managers $35,518

Academic Options

Advance your skills by completing the Hospitality Leadership AAS degree.

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