Culinary Skills

Program Information

Program Code: 
Degree Type: 
Certificate of Achievement
Year Established: 
Business and Computer Technology - (313) 845-9645 -

Culinary Skills Certificate:
This certificate provides the foundation for quality food production in a professional kitchen using both lab and lecture classes. Once you’ve mastered the basics, the opportunities are endless.

Courses in the Culinary Skills Certificate program may be applied toward an Associate in Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts and/or an Associate in Applied Science degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management.


The Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts at HFCC is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation.

Program Requirements

Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
18 (Including Options/Electives)

Required Core Courses

*HOSP 121 (2 Cr Hrs), HOSP 124 (3 Cr Hrs), and HOSP 125 (3 Cr Hrs) must be taken concurrently.

Chef's uniform required for the culinary lab class. (PRC) = A score of 43 or above on the ASSET Reading Test, or 82 or above on the COMPASS Test, or a satisfactory completion of ENG 081 - Developmental College Reading

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.