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3 Programs Available

Heat up your future!

Prepare for a future in Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality, Baking & Pastry Arts or Culinary Vegetarian & Plant Based Specialties with McFatter Technical Colleges’ Culinary Arts programs. Learn to prepare foods in a commercial kitchen, the art of baking and even how to prepare wholesome, plant-based, nourishing foods. Find out what it takes to succeed with a new-found knowledge in preparing and presenting delicious dishes!

Baking & Pastry Arts

Program Length: 600 hours / approx. 6 months (full-time)

Students are prepared for employment as a baker or pastry cook in bakeries, restaurants, hotels and in any facility where baked goods and pastries are produced. Subject areas covered are yeast products (breads, danish pastry, sweet buns, croissants, rolls) pastry, cookies, cakes, cake decorating, pies, quick breads, various desserts, creams, fillings, and presentation techniques.

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Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality

Program Length: 1200 hours / approx. 12 months (full-time)

Students practice hands-on skills that are required to prepare commercial foods in quantity. All phases of baking are taught as part of the program. Job related classroom competencies in sanitation, safety, employability skills, care and use of equipment, basic nutrition, menu planning, food costing, portion control, and hospitality management are also part of the instruction.

This program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF)

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Culinary Vegetarian & Plant Based Specialty

Program Length: 600 Hours; 6 Months (full-time)

One of the hottest growing trends is plant-based cooking, and because of that professionally trained plant-based chefs are now in demand.  If your passion is to prepare wholesome, nourishing foods, your talents are needed in modern, professional plant-based kitchens.

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Industry Certification & State Credential Exams

Industry certifications make you more employable. You will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in your field of study.

College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Credit

Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry credential, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System. Students must enroll in Broward College within 2 years of completing their program at McFatter Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry credentials.