Train for a Career in the Food Service Industry with our Culinary Certificate Programs

Our one-year culinary certificate programs equip students with culinary techniques and skills through hands-on training. Students prepare for entry into the food service, tourism, and hospitality industries.

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Why Enroll in a Culinary Certificate Program

Our Culinary certificate programs deliver practical learning of essential cooking techniques within a highly equipped culinary lab. Students work under the direction of culinary experts.

    • Get an upper hand in the foodservice industry with a culinary certificate.
    • Use credits earned toward a future degree program.
    • Explore various elective options to align with your career goals.
    • Learn culinary skills transferable to food service, tourism, and hospitality industries.
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138,700

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Are projected for chefs and head cooks between 2020-30, as per BLS.

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One Year!

Enroll full-time and earn a certificate in just one year!

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Culinary Certificate Programs - Choose Your Major

Explore Blue Ridge CTC’s Culinary Certificate programs designed by industry experts to meet the requirements of today’s workforce.

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Career Oppurtunities

Explore Career Possibilities with our Culinary Certificate Programs

Blue Ridge CTC Culinary certificate programs, impart modern techniques required to secure in-demand careers such as :

    • Head Chef
    • Head Cook
    • Food Service Manager
    • Baker
    • Research Chef
    • Restaurant Manager

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Why Choose Blue Ridge CTC?

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College offer time-saving and cost-effective Culinary Certificate programs guided by inclusive learning opportunities and a collaborative campus environment.

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Worried About Financing? Many Options Exist for Financial Aid.

Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities
    • Student Loans
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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Admissions Counselors and Academic Advisors at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College help students navigate career paths throughout their academic career.


Disclaimer

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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