Culinary Arts Program - School of Trades, Technology, Sustainability and Professional Studies
Culinary Arts Garden:
SFCC's Culinary Arts Garden is producing fresh, organic vegetables for use in the Culinary Arts labs and kitchens. See how you can get involved at www.sfcc.edu/garden.
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SFCC Culinary Arts Garden and Programs on KSFR
Garden Consultant Erin O’Neill introduced readers to the benefits and challenges of gardening in the desert. Dean Patricia Finn, Erin and Chef Helen were interviewed last week about Culinary Arts programs and activities on KSFR 101.1 FM’s show “Cline’s Corner.” Listen to the Cline's Corner Interview.
About the Program
If the kitchen has always been your favorite room in the house, then a career in culinary arts could bring you a taste of success. The culinary arts program is a hands-on professional program designed to give you the skills you need for a career in culinary arts. The Culinary Arts Institute is committed to delivering world-class instruction in all areas of the hospitality industry, including pastries, hot and cold kitchens, dining room and bar, cost controls and management, restaurant design, nutrition, and sanitation and safety.
Graduates of Santa Fe Community College are in high demand in Santa Fe kitchens, and current graduates earn $12-to-$15 per hour. Sous chef salaries in Santa Fe vary from $25,000 to $32,000. Executive chefs in the area earn between $50,000 and $100,000 or more.
Read Culinary Arts Faculty Bios
- Line cook
- Salad chef
- Banquet chef
- Pastry chef
- Demonstration chef
- Wine steward
- Food manager
- Dining room manager
- Social caterer
- Consultant Health inspector
- Event planner
- Commercial production manager
- SFCC Green Filmmaking/Culinary Arts Partnership
- Patissier Program
- Find courses in the current catalog
- See the current class schedule
For more information, please contact Michelle Roetzer, Lead Instructor, Culinary Arts Program, 505-428-1435, email@example.com.
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