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Culinary Arts

Associate Degree in Culinary Arts

Our A.A.S. in Culinary Arts degree program uniquely fuses the art and science of cooking with an introduction to critical business management practices. It can be completed in as few as seven quarters when attending full-time or in as few as 13 quarters when participating on a part-time basis. You will receive rigorous culinary training, and introduction to the types of leadership and collaborations skills that are needed to excel in the foodservice industry.

At Kendall, we start with the fundamentals, then incorporate advanced culinary techniques and skills. You will practice your skills in on-campus restaurants including our Zagat-rated, Michelin Guide recommended fine-dining restaurant that is open to the public and staffed with Kendall students in a variety of service capacities.

This program also requires the completion of general education coursework, including composition, foreign languages, computer literacy and the humanities.

Earning an associate degree in culinary arts puts you on the right track towards bachelor’s degree completion. Earn your bachelor’s degree from Kendall College, in as few as two years*, through our degree completion pathways in either Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Business. For example, Kendall’s Bachelor of Arts in Business with a concentration in Culinary Entrepreneurship is specifically designed for those who want to own or run their own small business someday. Contact an admissions advisor to get started.

View this associate degree program’s gainful employment disclosures.

*Time to completion may vary and is dependent on the student’s course load and successful completion of the courses.

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Culinary Faculty Culinary Faculty

Our outstanding faculty come to us with backgrounds at restaurants, foodservice corporations, hotels and other educational institutions.

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Culinary Facilities Culinary Facilities

Kendall's campus features 12 professional grade commercial kitchens, specialized chocolate/sugar and garde manger kitchens and an outdoor bread oven.

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