Culinary Arts

Corporate and Community Education offers a variety of classes and certificate programs that can benefit you in your pursuit of a career in the food industry or just simply improve your culinary skills for family and friends.

New Program:  CULINARY ARTS:  TEAM BUILDING CLASSES

Give your employees a break from their normal work day by placing them in a fun, energetic culinary experience that builds morale and develops teamwork.  Whether your employees are rookie cooks or considered gourmet chefs, their talents will shine in ways that might otherwise go unnoticed. Bringing employees together while enjoying cooking as a team building activity, you'll quickly see strengths surface that will become the foundation for further growth, for individuals as well as the team. And, the new found team building skills will start paying dividends back in the workplace from day one! For more information, see our brochure.

 CULINARY ARTS CERTIFICATE

This QuickJobs program is a WIA-eligible training program.   

The certificate program is designed for individuals who would like to gain culinary skills needed to enter the food service industry. This program is also a great opportunity for individuals who want to become more comfortable and more proficient in the kitchen.

Upon completion of the following courses you will receive a Certificate in Culinary Arts indicating that you've completed 273 hours of culinary arts training. The classes can be taken individually if prerequisites are met or with approval of department/instructor.

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Cooking
  • Cooking I: Soups and Sauces
  • Cooking II: Meats and Entrees:
  • Cooking III: Buffet Preparation
  • Garnishing and Food Presentation
  • Business & Safety Operations (Includes ServSafe Certification)
  • Baking Principles
  • Pastries and Desserts
  • Employment Training

 BAKING CERTIFICATE
Become a proficient baker as you learn to create beautiful breads, pastries and desserts as well as a variety of other delicacies. From beginning to advanced cake decorating you will develop skills that will set your creations apart from others. Upon completion of these courses you will be prepared to work in a bakery, start your own or delight the hearts of your friends and family with your creations.

Upon completion of the following courses you will receive a Certificate in Baking indicating that you have completed 219 hours of culinary arts training. The classes can be taken individually if prerequisites are met or with approval of department/instructor.

  • Cake Decorating I
  • Cake Decorating II
  • Advanced Cake Decorating
  • Business & Safety Operations (Includes ServSafe Certification)
  • Baking Principles
  • Pastries and Desserts
  • Employment Training: Food

  SERVSAFE CERTIFICATION
We offer both a public class for employees as well as classes tailored for any company requiring the ServSafe Certification for employees and/or managers. If you are interested us a call for a quote to offer your next ServSafe training. Contact our Customer Resource Center at 864-646-1700 or email conted@tctc.edu to receive more information on this training opportunity.

 For more information, call (864) 646-1700 or toll free 866-269-5677, Ext 1700

(within the 864 area code) or e-mail conted@tctc.edu

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For additional class offerings, visit our full course listing and schedule of classes.

        

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Contact Us

Corporate & Community Education
(864) 646-1700
Toll-free (within the 864 Area Code) at 1-866-269-5677, ext. 1700
conted@tctc.edu

Office Hours:

Pendleton Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Anderson Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Easley Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

You may also register online by going to www.tctc.edu/learn