Awaken your taste buds in the Culinary Arts program at Meridian. Students work with professionally trained chefs to learn food preparation and management techniques that can be applied in large or small restaurants and catering companies. Additional time in the program will focus on preparing entrees, salads, bakery items and quick service specialties. Hands-on experience is key to this program! Students will have the opportunity to assist in the operation of two on-campus dining facilities. Foodies will also have the opportunity to prepare and serve meals for casual dining and upscale catering events.
Basic Culinary Arts This career major will prepare students for entry-level employment through the completion of industry driven curriculum in culinary arts, restaurant and foodservice basics. Students work alongside skilled culinary arts professionals in a classroom and production environment. Basic cooking processes, workplace safety, sanitation, knife skills, correct utilization of kitchen equipment, great customer service, […]
Advanced Culinary Arts Advanced Culinary Arts is a comprehensive Career Major that prepares students for employment in the Restaurant and Foodservice industry. A blended approach of classroom instruction and critical hands on experience in a production kitchen provides further career skill development. Curriculum includes: nutrition, breakfast foods, fruits and vegetables, potatoes, grains, pastas, meats, desserts. […]
Culinary/Hospitality Assistant This career major prepares students for employment in the restaurant and hotel industry through the completion of an industry-driven curriculum focusing on culinary arts and restaurant and hotel management basics. Students in the program will learn through on-the-job training as well as an internship and capstone experience. Upon successful completion of this Career […]