Culinary Arts, Foods, Food Services & Nutrition

catering-2.jpgThe Food and Nutrition Department covers various areas, courses and certificates. Classes can be taken just for enjoyment, to increase your job skills, or pursue a new career.

The Foods program is designed to train students for careers in the food and hospitality industries such as with food companies, food-related businesses and industries, and restaurants. The program offers coursework for professional improvement, and some courses can be utilized as transfer courses for students pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics with a Foods emphasis.

The Nutrition Certificate Program offers coursework for professional improvement, and some courses can be utilized as transfer courses for students pursuing a Bachelor's degree. Employment possibilities include public agencies, day-care centers for the young and the elderly, food co-ops, recreation work, pregnancy clinics, education (such as preschool and elementary school), health clubs, gym and figure salons, health food stores and nutritional supplement sales, and drug abuse clinics.

To Sign up for a Culinary Class you must have completed or be currently enrolled in FN210 or FN171 prior to registration.

Learn how to start and run your own Catering Business.

Train to become a master Chef with our Culinary Arts program.

The Food Service Certificate Program prepares students for many contemporary employment opportunities. These include Chef, Cook, Specialty and Ethnic Restaurant Operations, Food and Beverage Service, Fast Foods Operations, and Food Service in schools and day-care centers for the young and elderly.

For more information, please contact our staff below.

Lori Hoolihan View profile information for Lori Hoolihan
Department Co-Chair
Nutrition Instructor

Suzanne Hewitt View profile information for Suzanne Denton
Foods and Nutrition Instructor
(949) 582-4598

Lisa Inlow View profile information for Lisa Inlow
Department Co-Chair
Culinary Instructor
(949) 582-4354 or 3967

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Foods

Catering

Culinary Arts

Food Service

Nutrition