Culinary Arts and Hospitality


Become a bartender or improve your bartending skills. Gain mastery in cocktail preparation and techniques, as well as how to recommend wine. Learn industry recipes, vernacular, product usage, sanitation, bar set-up, customer service, etiquette, garnishes, and frozen drink preparation. Become RASP/TIPS/BARS certified and gain a fundamental knowledge of North Carolina ABC laws and regulations. While open to beginners, this course also serves as a refresher for bartenders wanting to fortify their skills. Colored water is used in class. Students must be 21 years old. 15 hours. $89

43060 T 9/2–10/7 6–8:30 p.m. CEC 602
43059 Th 9/4–10/9 6–8:30 p.m. OCC 211

Culinary Students

Culinary Arts Career Training Program

This program gives students the foundational knowledge and skills of cooking, sensory awareness, and teamwork needed to work competently and professionally in a commercial kitchen or in a related culinary field. The program provides the training recommended by area food service vendors and managers for students pursuing a career in the food service industry. For additional information about this program, view the frequently asked questions. Textbook required. 144 hours. $560

43061 MTTh 8/18–12/11 6–9 p.m. DRES


ServSafe (Food Safety Training)

ServSafe is a nationally recognized food safety and sanitation training program. It is designed for experienced food service employees and managers who need to comply with local and state health department requirements for food manager/food handler certification or recertification. Key topics include contamination and food-borne illnesses; food protection; HACCP; cleaning, sanitizing, and accident prevention. ServSafe Manager Book, 6th edition, (English, with Answer Key for Paper and Pencil), ISBN 978-0133075687, is the required textbook and must be brought to the first class. It can be purchased online at 16 hours. $74

43052 Sat 10/4–10/25 9 a.m.–1 p.m. CEC
43053 Sat 11/1–11/22 9 a.m.–1 p.m. OCC


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