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Catering and Personal Chef - Diploma

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 1205034019

Course Title Credits
General Education 1
Area 1
Select one of the following three options:3
Written/Oral Communications
Area 2
Select one of the following three options:3
Social/Behavioral Sciences
Natural Sciences
Quantitative Reasoning
Technical or Support Courses
CUL 100Introduction to Culinary Arts2
or CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts
CUL 250Garde Manger4
CUL 125Sanitation and Safety2
CUL 211Basic Food Production4
CUL 215Basic Baking4
CUL 230Basic Nutrition3
or NFS 101 Human Nutrition and Wellness
CUL 240Meats, Seafood, & Poultry4
CUL 270Human Relations Management3
CUL 280Cost and Control3
CUL 285Front of the House3-4
or CUL 290 Front of the House-Catering
Digital Literacy Course or demonstrated competency 20-3
CUL 220Advanced Baking & Pastry Arts4
Select one of the following two options:6
and Doing Business as a Personal Chef
Introduction to Business
and Principles of Management
CUL 298Culinary Arts Practicum Experience2-3
or CUL 299 Culinary Arts Cooperative Education Experience
Total Credits50-55

If a diploma is sought, two of the three following courses may be used for the six (6) hours general education. These courses will not count toward the AAS degree:

  • WPP 200 Workplace Principles (3 credit hours) Area 2
  • EFM 100 Personal Financial Management (3 credit hours) Area 2
  • TEC 200 Technical Communications (3 credit hours) Area 1

Digital Literacy must be demonstrated either by competency exam or by completing a digital literacy course.