Culinarian-Evening Only

About this Major

Evening Culinarian major will prepare graduates for immediate work in the growing and fast paced hospitality and food service industry. The accelerated program will teach you industry standard fundamental cooking competencies and give you an opportunity to develop those skills in the student led District 21 restaurant. After graduating, you can expect employment in a job setting that varies from hotels, restaurants, cafes, tourism, country clubs, healthcare, catering and private chef work just to name a few. You can expect to stand for long periods of time, work around hot equipment and may have early morning or late evening work hours. Food service professionals need to maintain sanitary and clean work areas, manage workflow, meet deadlines, multi-task, maintain composure under pressure, work effectively with co-workers and ultimately assume a leadership role within a hospitality and food service operation. 

Licensure / Certifications

  • ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification

*One certification paid by Francis Tuttle. Additional, optional certifications are available at student expense.

At A Glance

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  • Full-time, evening classes only: 48 weeks of instruction


Evening classes: Monday — Friday 

  • 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


  • Basic Skills 430 hours
  • Advanced Skills 215 hours
  • Global Cuisine 175 hours
  • Restaurant 215 hours

Tuition & Costs

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Employment & Outcomes

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Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program are qualified to work for:

Hotels, restaurants, country clubs, catering, retail food service establishments

Culinary Arts baking pastry making

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