Hospitality & Tourism
Culinary Vegetarian & Plant Based Specialty
NEXT CLASS BEGINS January 23, 2024
Enter a career in the hospitality and tourism field!
One of the hottest growing trends is plant-based cooking, which has resulted in a demand for trained plant-based chefs. If your passion is to prepare wholesome, nourishing foods, your talents are needed in modern professional plant-based kitchens.
Learn what it takes to succeed by focusing on preparation, cooking methods, presentation, and choosing nutritionally sound ingredients, while using a variety of whole, natural foods. 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 on-line curriculum.
This course prepares students for employment in the plant-based food industry and will be the catalyst to a healthier personal lifestyle. Come explore the world of plant-based cooking and become inspired to let your creativity shine.
|FSS0211||Vegetarian Food Preparation||300 hours|
|FSS0212||Vegetarian Restaurant Cooking||300 hours|
|FL Resident Tuition||$1,680|
|Out of State Tuition||$6,720|
|Books and Supplies||$722|
|FL Resident Total||$2,647|
|Out of State Total||$7,687|
*Prices are subject to change without notice.
Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit studentaid.gov to apply.
- Certified Food Protection Manager (ServSafe®)
- Chef ǀ Food Preparation Worker
- Restaurant Cook
- Nutritional Services (Health Care) Cook
- Private Chef
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.
- 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 information about national and program accreditation, please contact the institution.
600 hours ǀ 6 months
Hybrid (includes class PLUS online instructional hours)
Days & Times:
- Monday – Thursday,
4:30pm – 10:00pm
– Plus Online (remote)
- 13.75 hours
*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.
Enroll in our Culinary Vegetarian & Plant Based Specialty program today.
Franzie Williams, Office of Admissions Director
High School • Postsecondary
For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.
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