Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management, Occupational Certificate
The Culinary Arts program provides basic education and training for cooks and apprentice chefs. Sequential courses provide for the development of technical food preparation and service skills, understanding of the principles of food and beverage composition, experience in the use and maintenance of professional food service equipment, and basic development of supervisory skills.
The San Jacinto College Culinary Arts - Restaurant Management, Occupational Certificate:
- Provides training for positions in commercial food service
- Structured to cover the various operations of restaurants, hotel food service, cafeterias, coffee shops, catering, and other areas of food service specialty.
Accreditation by American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC) assures that a program is meeting at least a minimum of standards and competencies set for faculty, curriculum, and student services.
Students who obtain a certificate or degree in restaurant management pursue careers as managers in:
- Private clubs,
- Cruise lines,
- Country clubs, and
- Sports venues.
Food Service Manager: $67,194 per year1
Source: texaswages.com, median salary Gulf Coast region, 2021
For more information, students may contact the North campus at 281-998-6350, x7759.
The Culinary Arts program provides basic education and training for cooks and apprentice chefs. Sequential courses provide for development of technical food preparation and service skills, understanding of the principles of food and beverage composition, experience in the use and maintenance of professional food service equipment, and basic development of supervisory skills.
Students enrolling into San Jacinto College programs with external learning experiences (i.e., clinical, practicum, externship, cooperative, etc.) will be required to comply with the immunization requirements and policies of the clinical/external learning sites to engage in all clinical/external learning experiences. Vaccination requirements at clinical/external learning sites are implemented pursuant to the independent authority of such facilities and are not mandated by San Jacinto College. Failure to meet the immunization requirements mandated by clinical/external learning sites may limit a student’s ability to complete the program and/or may delay the student’s graduation date. San Jacinto College does not process exemptions, and students should address potential vaccination exemptions directly with the clinical/external learning site.
Plan of Study
|Sanitation and Safety
|Basic Food Preparation
|Fundamentals of Baking
or HECO 1322
|Nutrition for the Food Service Professional
or Nutrition and Diet Therapy
Capstone Experience: RSTO 1313 Hospitality Supervision