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Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts


The Culinary Arts program at Joliet Junior college offers students a first-class education at one of the most highly respected culinary programs in the nation, and in one of the most state-of-the-art facilities in the world.

What Will I Learn?

Through a combination of classroom learning and hands-on experience, students are trained in all aspects of the industry, including cooking methods, pastry and baking techniques, sanitation, management, product ID, purchasing, nutrition and cost controls.

What is Unique About Our Culinary Arts Program?

The Culinary Arts Program is an accredited program of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation, Inc. Accrediting Commission.

Our faculty is composed of full-time, multi-certified instructors who have won some of the most prestigious local, national and international awards and accolades, including a World Culinary Olympics gold medal. They take learning beyond the classroom, leading student competition teams and supervising student culinary clubs. Students can also participate in special gourmet events and activities.

Joliet Junior College students continually come out on top in culinary competitions against some of the best programs in America.


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