Culinary Arts


Is food your passion? Have you spent hours perfecting your taco recipe? Or spent nights dreaming of the perfect layer cake? Then a career in the Culinary Arts industry is for you. From being an executive chef, pastry chef, nutritionist, or working in research and product development, to owning your own business, or even just rocking out prep work and being an awesome line-cook; there are numerous opportunities in this industry that will allow you to explore your passion. These opportunities present themselves in wide range of venues. Fine dining restaurants, food trucks, the all-American casual fare, corporate food vendors, pastry shops, even small diners each need professionals with a passion and for food.

The Culinary Arts Associate of Applied Science degree provides the education and training needed for the purpose of direct employment in the field of professional cooking and hospitality. Also available are certificate programs for Chef Patisser-Baker’s Apprentice and Sous Chef Apprentice. Enroll now and start your exciting career!

The Culinary Arts Associate of Applied Science degree provides training in the culinary arts for the purpose of direct employment in the field of professional cooking as an assistant to the chef or to the food and beverage director.

Department Chair
James Krause | krausej@cochise.edu

Culinary Art Instructors

Danielle Cardella | cardellad@cochise.edu

Lora Miller | millerlora@cochise.edu

2 Fall Semesters

2 Spring Semesters


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