Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Turn your passion for food and flavors into a life calling


Weekend Certificate of Achievement in Culinary Arts

Get started on a new career on your schedule. 

Bristol Community College’s new Certificate of Achievement in Culinary Arts, conveniently offered on weekends, prepares students for employment in the exciting food service industry. If you are looking to try a new career and still work during the week, this is a great opportunity to reach your culinary dreams. The certificate program begins enrolling for Bristol’s upcoming fall 2019 semester, which starts on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

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Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts programs at Bristol offer a variety of courses that reinforce the learning experience and prepare you for a career in entry-level and advanced positions. Our graduates hold positions as executive chefs, have appeared as Food Network stars, won National SkillsUSA medals, own restaurants, and held many other foodservice positions.

There are many foodservice jobs available at minimum wage, but in order to achieve a higher level of pay, employers are looking for a higher level of worker – one who is educated and has a strong work ethic. Bristol Community College can offer you the opportunity to learn these skills.

The Culinary Arts program at Bristol prepares you for entry-level and advanced positions in food preparation or in the front of the house.

Culinary Arts Career Option

Some of the featured courses in the competitive Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Arts program include: 

  • Culinary Essentials and Advanced Culinary
  • Tableside Cooking
  • Mixology and Bar Management and more



Take the Next Step

For more information and to learn about the degree programs: 


PLEASE NOTE: These programs are highly selective and entry is dependent upon placement testing scores. It is required that you take placement testing for consideration to enter the program. Connect with the Bristol Testing Center.