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Career Area: Hospitality and Tourism
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-316-2
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Culinary production specialist working to prepare meals

Culinary Production Specialist Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Culinary Specialist
Catering Specialist
Food Service Manager

Average Median Wage


Culinary Production Specialist Programs

The Culinary Production Specialist program develops skills to pursue a career in the foodservice industry within restaurants, bakeries, catering services, delis, hotels, resorts, health care facilities and schools. The program incorporates comprehensive hands-on learning experiences complemented by supportive and theoretical activities to prepare students for a wide range of career opportunities in the foodservice industry. All of the credits for this program may be applied to the Culinary Arts Program. Statistics show that the food service industry is America’s largest retail employer. In Wisconsin and throughout the nation, there is an increasing need for well-trained food service personnel for restaurants, catering enterprises, health care facilities and other institutional food service establishments.

Culinary Production Specialist Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
CVTC Culinary Production Specialist at CVTC
Madison College Culinary Production Specialist at Madison College
Northeast Culinary Production Specialist at Northeast