Examples of jobs you may be qualified for after completion of this program:
- Chefs and Head Cooks $34,191-56,218
- Restaurant Cooks $21,347-27,728
- Private Household Cooks, Certified Personal Chefs $27,794-60,502
- First-line Supervisors, Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers $22,681-36,304
- Bakers $17,264-30,202
Salary information is based on hourly, monthly, or annual estimates from the State of California Employment Development Department.
600 hours. Complete in 24 to 36 weeks.
Courses are separated into six modules. Learn the basic principles of cooking, theory, food prep, safe food handling, and even how to make perfect pastry. Plus, you’ll practice developing menus and managing food costs, to give you a good understanding of the restaurant business. This program is hands-on in an industrial kitchen area from day one.
200 hours. Complete in 36 weeks.
Develop professional skills for baking and pastry making. Explore theories and techniques, and have hands-on production actually preparing bakery products.
Food Preparation for Health Care Professionals is also offered. Please see Health Career Training for program information.