Intermediate Culinary Arts Certificate of Achievement

The Intermediate Culinary Arts Certificate of Achievement program at College of the Desert provides training for careers as first line supervisors in the food service and lodging industries, one of the fastest growing sectors in today’s job market.  This program emphasizes intermediate level skills in cooking and baking, Garde Manger banquet preparation, and hotel and restaurant operations including food procurement and menu planning.  

Required CoursesUnits
CART 001Sanitation & Safety3
CART 003Principles of Cooking5
CART 004Pantry5
CART 006Garde Manger5
CART 033Introduction to Baking4
CART 034Intermediate Baking4
BUHM 050Introduction to the Hospitality Industry3
BUMA 001Principles of Management3
Business Electives
Select 3 units from the following:3
Hotel & Restaurant Operations
Introduction to Business
Small Business/Entrepreneurship
Retail Merchandise Management