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Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality


Enter a career in the hospitality and tourism field!

NEXT CLASS BEGINS June 12, 2024 (Click Here for more information)

The Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality program offers students the opportunity to prepare for employment in the food service industry.

Over the course of the program, students will learn commercial tools and equipment, food science and culinary math, nutrition, and food preparation skills. Training includes cooking demonstrations and hands-on skills in the following areas of food preparation: • Garde manager and buffets • fruits and vegetables • dairy, egg and starch by-products • stocks, soups and sauces • meats, poultry, fish and seafood • bakery goods and desserts.

Hands-on activities are completed in our state-of-the-art, full-production commercial kitchens. Academic activities and sanitation (ServSafe®) are a blend of lectures, videos, demonstrations and online curriculum.

Course NumberTitleLength
HMV0100Food Preparation300 hours
HMV0170Cook – Restaurant300 hours
HMV0171Chef/Head Cook300 hours
HMV0126Food Service Management300 hours

Program Costs

FL Resident Tuition$3,360
Out of State Tuition$13,440
Books and Supplies$710
Industry Certification-
FL Resident Total$4,505
Out of State Total$14,585

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit to apply.


American Culinary Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEF AC)


  • Certified Food Protection Manager (ServSafe®)

Employment Opportunities

  • Chef ǀ Food Preparation Worker
  • Restaurant Cook
  • Cafeteria Cook
  • Short Order Cook
  • Private Chef

College Credit

Graduates may be awarded credits towards an Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree at select Florida state colleges. Please click here for additional details.

Admissions Requirements

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

Latest State of Florida Department of Health County Health Department Food Service Inspection Report HERE




For information about national and program accreditation, please contact the institution.

Program Info

Program Length:

1200 hours ǀ 12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

Program Offered:

August, October, January, March and June

Delivery Methods:

  • Hybrid*
    *Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.
  • Traditional

Days & Times:

Full-time hybrid

  • Option 1 DAYS
    Class Monday – Friday,
    7:30 am – 1:15 pm
    Online (remote) 7.5 hours / week OR
  • Option 2 EVENINGS
    Class Monday – Thursday,
    4:30 pm – 10:00 pm
    Online (remote) 13.75 hours / week

Part-time traditional

  • Class Monday – Friday,
    7:30 am – 11:00 am

Enroll in our Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality program today.

To get started in the Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality program, Sign Up today for a program orientation or contact the counselor at: [email protected]

Franzie Williams, Office of Admissions Director
High School • Postsecondary
(754) 321-5732

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.