Culinary Arts - West Texas
Do you dream of a career where you can be creative, travel the world and choose from a variety of culinary careers? Business is sizzling in the foodservice industry and those businesses need employees. Food service is the largest non-governmental employer in the U.S. and the field is expected to continue growing. Chefs work in restaurants, hotels and resorts, catering, health spas, schools, hospitals, cruise lines and as personal chefs. If you find one of those career opportunities appealing, the TSTC West Texas Culinary Arts Program could help you achieve your dream.
In the Culinary Arts Program, you値l train with our faculty, who are all professional chefs, and learn basic and specialized culinary principles and techniques. You値l receive hands-on experience in food preparation and learn the professionalism required for on-the-job success. Menu planning, catering, butchering skills, sauce creation, sugar and chocolate work, cake decorating, and the artistry of plate presentation are just some of the skills you will learn at TSTC.
Courses you値l take include:
Our restaurant-quality commercial kitchen and classroom dining area provide an excellent setting for you to develop skills in preparing and presenting a variety of foods. As part of your experience, you値l have the chance to plan, prepare, and present four- to seven-course meals for large groups. And, if you pursue an associate痴 degree, you値l get on-the-job training and receive college credit in an industry-based internship.
Students have served internships with:
Graduates have found careers with these and similar businesses: