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Culinary Vegetarian & Plant Based Specialty

NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 2021 (Click Here for more information)

 

Program Description:     

 

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.

 

Course Number

Course Title

Length

FSS0211

Vegetarian Food Preparation

300 hours

FSS0212

Vegetarian Restaurant Cooking

300 hours

 

Program Hours and Schedule

600 hours ǀ 6 months ǀ Hybrid

Online ǀ Monday – Thursday, 2:45pm – 4:30pm & Friday, 2:45pm – 10:00pm

Class ǀ Monday – Thursday, 4:30pm – 10:00pm

 

Enrollment: August

 

*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.

 

Certification

Certified Food Protection Manager (ServSafe®)

 

Employment Opportunities

Chef ǀ Food Preparation Worker ǀ Restaurant Cook ǀ Nutritional Services (Health Care) Cook ǀ 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.

 

Program Costs

FL Resident Tuition

$1,680

Out of State Tuition

$6,720

Fees

$245

Books and Supplies

$632

Industry Certification

Included

FL Resident Total

$2,557

Out of State Total

$7,597

 

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

 

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit https://studentaid.gov/ to apply.

 

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.

 

Program Counselor/Advisor

Edwidge Ryan, Program Advisor

[email protected]

 

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

 

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