LAHC Culinary Class


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Culinary Team with a Culinary Cup Trophy

This noncredit certificate is your pathway into a career in food service and hospitality. Students will learn culinary basics, food preparation, and how to manage a successful food service establishment, including:

  • Cooking Techniques and Processes
  • Bakeshop Elements and Equipment
  • Dining Room and Kitchen Management

Students must successfully complete ALL courses to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Current Noncredit Culinary Schedule

If you have questions please call (310) 233-4450

VOC ED 539: Food Handlers
Section Date Day Time Location
19452 2/5/24 to 3/28/24 Thursday 5:30pm - 7:50pm SU 230
VOC ED 540: Elements of Cooking Techniques
Section Date Day Time Location
15734 2/5/24 to 3/28/24 TuWe 6:00pm - 8:05pm SU 230
VOC ED 541: Baking Skills
Section Date Day Time Location
25143 2/24/24 to 6/1/24 Saturday 9:00am - 11:20am SU 230


VOC ED 541: Baking Skills
Section Date Day Time Location
19453 04/09/24 to 6/3/24 Wednesday 5:30pm - 9:45pm SU 230
VOC ED 542: Dining Room Management and the Garde Manger
Section Date Day Time Location
15736 4/8/24 to 6/3/24 Thursday  5:30pm - 9:45pm SU 230




Culinary basic Training (126 Hours)

​​VOC ED 539 Food Handler’s Card (18)​
​VOC ED 540 ​Culinary: Elements Of Cooking Technique​s (36)​
​​VOC ED 541 Culinary: Baking Skills (36)
​​VOC ED 542 ​Culinary: Dining Room Service & Garde Manger (36)

Additional Support

VOC ED 543 Culinary: Basic Math Skills For Culinary Professionals (18)
ESL NC 360 Vocational English as a Second Language
Enroll in VESL (ESL NC 360).
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Certificate of Completion 

If you have completed all the required classes, please schedule an appointment with an Adult Education counselor. The counselor will assist you with the certificate request process.