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With the continued growth of the culinary and hospitality industry, it is even more essential to have the training and skills to make yourself stand out and rise to the top.

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SOWELA Culinary Arts


The Culinary Arts program prepares students to work in service, production, fast foods, and baking areas of the food service industry. Program content includes American Culinary Federation information and guidelines for approved chef training, accreditation, and National Restaurant Association Pro Management Certification. Students also learn the business side of Culinary Arts such as managing a budget and more.

Upon successful completion of the program, students receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Culinary Arts.

To learn more about the Culinary Arts program, please call (337) 421-6989 or email

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Learn more about our fully online Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts.

CIP Code: 120503
Program Type: Associate of Applied Science
Program Length: 60 Semester Credit Hours

Note: The program has met approval from the following:

  • The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation
  • Louisiana Restaurant Association

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Program Learning Outcomes

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