Jun 18, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Culinary Arts - Culinary Management, Certificate

Suggested sequence*:

Credit Hours Required: 29

Semester 1

Semester 2

*Course sequence may be modified to meet your needs

Culinary Arts - Additional Program Information

Program Options
Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science   Culinary Arts  62 Designed for entry into the field of Culinary Arts.
Certificate   Culinary Management  29 Designed for entry‑level positions or furthering one’s career.
Certificate  Prep Cook  10 Designed for entry‑level positions or furthering one’s career.


Contact Information
Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Scott O’Farrell 586.226.4741 ofarrells@macomb.edu Center Campus
Professor Heather Pusta 586.286.2088 pustah53@macomb.edu Center Campus
Professor Ramon Hollingsworth 586.226.4776 hollingsworthr@macomb.edu Center Campus

Program Description:

The Culinary Arts program prepares students for technical and managerial careers in restaurant, catered, and institutional food service. Students learn quantity cooking in well‑equipped commercial kitchens, with related work in nutrition, food selection, storage, and merchandising.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Perform the industry standards for management and sanitation according to the National Restaurant Association and the American Culinary Federation.

2. Explain the purchasing and receiving process for perishable and non-perishable foods.

3. Prepare high quality saleable food products according to recipes.

4. Perform cash flow operations for restaurants.

5. Mix, prepare, bake and present properly made commercial bakery products.

6. Perform the various types of table service and functions for service operations.

7. Identify beverage systems in food service operations.

8. Create menus for successful marketing strategies in restaurant operation.

9. Identify nutritionally prepared meals and the human body’s relationship to them.

10. Perform artistic techniques in food presentation.


National Restaurant Association: The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has developed a series of in‑service training courses. Those courses have been incorporated in Macomb’s academic courses within the Culinary Arts program. These include CULH‑1155, HTMT-1900, CULH‑1400, CULH‑1420, and CULH‑2015.

ACF Certified Culinarian: The Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts and the Certificate in Culinary Arts-Culinary Management are accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC), 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, 800.624.9458. Upon graduation, you may receive ACF Certified Culinarian status-national recognition of your accomplishments here at Macomb.

Career Opportunities:

Transfer Pathways:

We Work Hard to Make Transferring Easy!

Macomb Community College is a great place to start if your goal is to earn a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. Whether you are already considering a specific transfer destination/program or have not yet decided on a major, Macomb’s Office of Articulation and Transfer provides you with and helps you explore a variety of transfer options.

Transfer Opportunities