Culinary Arts

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Program Number: 10-316-1
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is eligible for financial aid

Prepare for an in-demand career with a bright future through Moraine Park’s Culinary Arts program.

About the Program

From careers as corporate chefs, research and development, Artisan bakers, pastry chefs and more, food industry job opportunities are endless. Step into this booming field by getting started in the Culinary Arts associate degree program at Moraine Park.

What You'll Learn

The Culinary Arts courses at Moraine Park provide training in all aspects of food preparation and production. Students practice food preparation techniques in the state-of-the-art culinary arts labs at the Fond du Lac campus. Students also develop baking skills by producing Artisan breads, breakfast pastries, and restaurant desserts. In addition, Culinary Arts classes at MPTC cover essentials such as customer service, sanitation and safety, and restaurant management.

Culinary Arts students gain real-world experience at Moraine Park’s “Park Terrace” restaurant, a student-guided learning environment. At Park Terrace, students develop menus, design table layouts, create management plans, oversee production in an active restaurant, and more.

Transfer Opportunities

Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.

Visit the Transfer Opportunities page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.

Additional Information

Students must purchase the required uniform, pastry piping set, and the required knife kit for this program.