Further your skills with a culinary certificate from COTC.
Culinary Science One-Year Certificate
The Culinary Science One-Year Certificate is designed for those who wish to enter in the culinary field at an entry level position after completing only 3 semesters of college level courses. The certificate curriculum includes 12 courses worth 30 credit hours. All courses in the Culinary Science One-Year Certificate are also in the Culinary Science Technology Associate of Applied Science program, so that certificate students can easily continue through the associate's degree curriculum.
Basic Baking and Pastry Certificate
The Basic Baking and Pastry Skills Certificate is a short term certificate for those working in the Industry who would like to further develop their basic culinary knowledge and skills. Students complete 4 courses to help develop a basic understanding of culinary math, tools/equipment, purchasing, product identification, food safety, and basic skills (knife skills, stocks, soups, sauces, cooking techniques, breakfast cookery).
Basic Culinary Skills Certificate
The Basic Culinary Skills Certificate is a short term certificate for those working in the Industry who would like to further develop their knowledge and skills when preparing breads, pastries and desserts. Students complete two courses and earn 4.5 credits. A person with a current ServSafe certificate can receive credit for food service safety and just complete one course.
For more information about the two-year program that awards Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Science Technology, click here.