Culinary Arts (Diploma) - Mobile, Alabama
Turn your love of cooking into a rewarding career at Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Mobile. Make your dream of cooking professionally a reality in just 36 weeks in our fast-track diploma program.
At Culinard, you'll prepare for your new career at a respected culinary school, accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission, and located right here in Mobile.
Culinard's world-class chef instructors emphasize the development of strong technique and understanding of the practices of a real kitchen. You'll gain exposure to a broad and diverse selection of foods and, unlike many culinary programs, you'll create recipes on a regular basis.
The program is designed for you to master cooking skills in Culinard's well-equipped, professionally run teaching kitchens, supplemented by the Culinard computer lab, which provides food- and cooking-related assessments, quizzes, games and instructive videos.
You'll put your training into practice with a required externship based on your career goals, abilities and interests, such as at local or regional fine dining, country clubs or hotels.
Students at Culinard in Mobile students have the opportunity to hone their skills outside of the teaching kitchen through a variety of community service projects, events and fundraisers. These events offer unique opportunities to learn about serving a plated, seated dinner—skills you wouldn't learn in the typical restaurant kitchen.
Career prospects are excellent for graduates of the Virginia College Culinary Arts program. The overall job placement rate is high for graduates of Culinard, The Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Mobile. In fact, some students are offered positions by their externship partner upon completion.
Visit the website for Culinard – the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Birmingham Alabama to learn more about our 36-week fast-track Culinary Arts diploma program.
Or, call us today at 251-343-7227 to discuss how Virginia College can help you achieve your career goals. Or, fill out the "Request More Information" form to be contacted by one of our representatives.
Expand your career options with our pastry arts program which can be completed in just 24 additional weeks. Ask your enrollment specialist for details.*
This program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.
*Program details subject to change. See the official campus catalog and appropriate addenda for the latest information.