Commercial Foods & Culinary Arts Program

Student plating food to serve to customers.
  • This program trains students to become a Line Cook, Chef or Pastry Chef with articulation in any Community College in Florida of 15 credit hours in Culinary Management. Students work towards ServSafe certification and look forward to preparing and servicing lunch and dinner in Papa G’s café or lunch in our Breaktime Café lab.

    Registration

    After you have paid the application fee through PAYPAL on the PAYMENTS section you can then complete the application on the Careers Program Page.

    Commercial Foods Teaches:

    • Food Preparation
    • Cook-Restaurant
    • Chef/Head Cook
    • Food Service Management

    Career Potential – Click here

    Industry Certifications or Accreditation

    • Certified ServSafe Food Handler
    Placement Rate: 82%

     Next Start Date: January 8, 2020

    2019-2020 School Calendar

  • Adult Enrollment

    Program Length: 1200 Hours

    Schedule: Monday -Friday: 7:30am – 2:45pm

    Cost:  $4,644 for entire program* (Click here for a detailed cost sheet *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change. Financial Aid available for those who qualify.)

    Basic Skill Requirement:

    If required, take the Basic Skills Test at our Testing Center. Call 941-255-7500 Ext. 120 to schedule to take the test.

    Accepted Tests

    Reading

    Math

    Language

    TABE

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    ONET Government occupation information

    • Federal CIP Code: 12.0503
    • Program Number: N100500

     

    Registration Timeline & Checklist

    Steps to Enroll:

    1. Pay Application Fee
      • Write down your transaction number for step 2
    2. Complete the Application
      1. Print out and complete the five documents linked to the application
    3. Gather the following documents to bring to your appointment:
      • High School/ GED Transcripts (if required)
        • Request all high school/GED and college transcripts to be sent to CTC Admissions, 18150 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, FL., 33948. 
        • Transcripts may also be delivered in person if they are in a sealed envelope.
      • Driver's license
      • Florida Residency Declaration
    1. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Student Services to enroll in this program.

    Still have questions before you enroll? Contact Us

    Need financial aid?

    1. Complete the FAFSA
    2. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Financial Aid Specialist as soon as you receive FAFSA/ PELL email that you have been approved

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