Culinary Arts

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Culinary Arts

Program Overview

Turn your passion for cooking into a career in culinary arts. The Associate of Science in Culinary Arts program equips students with a broad range of culinary theory and practical experience. You will receive hands-on education in dining room management, food service production and sanitation while developing professionalism and proficiency in meat cutting, nutrition, stocks and sauces, and baking and pastry. You will also develop a command of classic, contemporary and international cuisines. During your externship in a real-world culinary setting, you will hone your skills and build your network of professional contacts.

Program Objectives

In addition to food preparation, students learn kitchen management and sanitation skills, including food service supervision, storeroom procedures and inventory control, and dining room operations. Following the completion of the academic portion of their training, each student participates in an externship at a restaurant or other facility.

Career Opportunities

With an A.S. in Culinary Arts, you can pursue a variety of positions in culinary settings, such as 

  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Clubs and Resorts
  • Food Production Facilities
  • Cruise Lines

Contact Keiser University today to learn more about our Associate of Science in Culinary Arts program.


Hear From One of Our Graduates

“I know that when I go in for a job interview [and] I have Keiser University on my resume that I am going to get the job.”

- Ryan G.
Keiser University Culinary Arts graduate


Keiser University Center for Culinary Arts, Sarasota, Tallahassee and Melbourne campuses, are accredited by the American Culinary Federation Inc., 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, (904) 824-4468,

If you’re ready to start your career in Culinary Arts, contact us today.

Degree Levels Available:
Associate of Science