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Career Area: Hospitality and Tourism
Pathway Certificate
Program Number: 61-316-1
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Culinary Fundamentals Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this certificate:

  • Prep Cook, Cook, or Line Cook
  • Caterer

Wisconsin Technical College Culinary Fundamentals Programs

With the Culinary Fundamentals certificate, you will develop the foundational skills necessary to pursue a career in the food-service industry.

Learn basic food theory and preparation, safety and sanitation, knife skills, and production baking basics.

All of the credits you earn in this certificate can be applied towards earning your Culinary Production Specialist technical diploma or Culinary Arts associate degree. In fact, if you apply to the associate degree program, you'll automatically earn this certificate and Culinary Production Specialist technical diploma as you complete the required courses.

No matter which culinary program you choose, you'll be learning and using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment with the help of real-world smart instructors and staff.

Program Details

Students in the Culinary program can attend full or part-time.

Culinary Arts degree classes are offered at the Madison College Truax campus.

Culinary Fundamentals Pathway Certificate Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Certificate
Madison College Culinary Fundamentals at Madison College