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Welcome to Culinary Arts

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Since 2006, Los Angeles Harbor College’s Culinary Arts program has offered highly comprehensive classroom and practical instruction delivered by experienced industry professionals. Our full-production model is unique among other culinary programs because it provides students with the opportunity to develop their skills in a real-time environment. Once completing the program, students are prepared to meet the challenges of their new culinary careers.

Our fully accredited program with Associate Science degree fulfills all transfer requirements within the California State University system. Los Angeles Harbor College’s Culinary Arts program is heavily involved and supports local non-profit agencies and organizations. Our partnerships with Port of Los Angeles, the offices of City Councilman Joe Buscaino, Boys and Girls Club, Foster Children’s Association, The Beacon House, etc., promotes a positive, mutually beneficial relationship between our students and the surrounding communities of the South Bay.

So join us and become part of a dynamic and challenging career in hospitality and food service!

An Associate Science Degree in Culinary Arts is designed to prepare & qualify students for a career in the rapidly expanding Hospitality & Food Service Industry. This unique program provides students with concept theory and full-production practical experience. Upon completion of the program, students can begin their culinary careers as cooks in restaurants, catering companies, hotels, schools, hospitals & institutions or as purchasing agents, food sales representatives or consultants. The career possibilities are limitless. The Associates Degree consists of general education core components, 18 units in the major and additional elective units to meet the minimum compulsory 60 unit total.

Program Learning Outcomes

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