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Culinary Arts

Your ‘Recipe’ for Success

Learn all aspects of high-end cooking, baking, dining, catering, and management, training under world-class chefs to master the tricks of the trade and make your mark in the culinary world!

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"After I would like to open up my own bakery. I hope to use the things I learned here at Dixie Tech."
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Program Overview

Learn more about our Accredited Culinary Arts program

The Culinary Arts program at Dixie Tech takes a rigorous approach for those with a passion for food who would like to become true professionals in a commercial kitchen environment. You will learn all aspects of high end cooking and baking, dining, catering, and management. Train under world-class chefs and learn the tricks of the trade to make your mark in the culinary world!

 As a student of this program, you will:

    • Learn proper kitchen sanitation and food safety practices.
    • Learn to bake things like, bread, muffins, cookies, custards, cakes, sauces and more.
    • Master foundational cooking skills.
    • Learn what is needed to operate banquets and catering events.

Attainable Certificates include:

    • Accredited Dixie Technical College Certificate
    • ServSafe Certification

This program prepares you for CAREERS such as:

  • Chef & Head Cook – Median Income $57k year, with top earners at $92k year.*
  • Food Service Managers – Median Income $61k year, with top earners at $101k year.*
  • Baker – Median Income $33k year, with top earners at $46k year.*

*Source: careeronestop.org

 

Total Tuition and Course Fees:

$7,547.00

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS AVAILABLE

Program Length:

12 Months

Credit Hours

38

High School: Open to Seniors. Tuition is waived for high school students, however they are still responsible for course fees, textbooks and additional costs.

Upcoming start dates:

July 22, 2024 | 8:00am – 2:00pm | Mon – Thu (+4 online hrs/wk)

July 22, 2024 | 2:30pm – 8:30pm | Mon – Thu (+4 online hrs/wk)

January 7, 2025 | 8:00am – 2:00pm | Mon – Thu (+4 online hrs/wk)

Need more information?

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Courses

what you’ll learn

Culinary Arts
From the fundamentals of knife skills and ingredient selection to the intricacies of flavor pairing and presentation, you’ll cultivate a deep understanding of high-end culinary techniques. Additionally, you’ll gain expertise in dining service, catering, and kitchen management, honing your ability to orchestrate memorable culinary experiences.

 

Term 1
CORE Culinary COURSES (21 CREDIT HOURS)

CULA 1125A: Kitchen Safety & Sanitation – 1 credit hour

CULA 1010A: Culinary Arts Intro – 2 credit hours

CULA 1110A: Foundations of Cooking – 4 credit hours

CULA 1900A: Culinary Skills I – 5 credit hours

CULA 1915A: Culinary Skills II – 5 credit hours

CULA 1250A: Baking and Pastry – 4 credit hours

Term 2
Advanced Culinary Courses (17 CREDIT HOURS)

CULA 1925A: Banquets and Catering 4 credit hours

CULA 1930A: Restaurant Practical 6 credit hours

WKSK 2458C: Career Success 1 credit hour

CULA 1950A: Culinary Advanced Skills – 6 credit hours

COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION

Dixie Technical College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. Accreditation by COE is viewed as a nationally-honored seal of excellence for occupational education institutions and denotes honesty and integrity. Information regarding accreditation may be obtained at:

Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Telephone:770-396-3898 Fax:770-396-3790
council.org

Tuition & Course Fees

Cost overview

Tuition at Dixie Technical College is affordable

Tuition & Fees must be paid before registering for class unless a payment plan or other funding options have been approved and signed. Information is subject to change without notice.

Tuition is waived for High-School students, however they are still responsible for course fees and additional costs.

Term:
Tuition:
Course Fees:
Total Tuition & Course Fees:
Total Cost:
$3,990
$3,557
$7,547
Tuition, fees and other costs are subject to change without notice.
Total Tuition and Course Fees:

$7,547.00

Additional Costs:

$45 – Textbooks (Optional- See Instructor)

$515 – Knife Kits & Uniforms (REQUIRED)

$463.50 – Text Books (REQUIRED)

Need help paying for college?

Learn about Scholarships and Grants and how to apply for Financial Aid by using the links below.

Start dates & times

cohort start dates

upcoming start dates and class times for this program
Class Days:
Class Hours:
July 22, 2024
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm (+4 online hrs/wk)
July 22, 2024
Monday - Thursday
2:30 pm - 8:30 pm (+4 online hrs/wk)
January 7, 2025
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm (+4 online hrs/wk)
Program cohorts are open until filled. Once a cohort is filled, applicants will be considered for the next start date.
Program Length:

12 Months

Admissions Process
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BEGIN AN APPLICATION

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Professional Goal Statement

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Accuplacer, act or sat score requirements

Accuplacer Qualifying Scores:
Math – 250

Reading – 245

English – 245

ACT Qualifying scores:
Math – 15

Reading – 15

English – 15

SAT Qualifying scores:

Math – 390

ERW – 290

Accuplacer may be waived with proof of:

  • Equivalent ACT/SAT scores taken within the past 5 years.
  • College classes (MATH 900 or above and ENGLISH 1000 or above) with a ‘B-‘ grade or above taken within the past 5 years.
  • Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree.

Cost of Accuplacer test: $15

 

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Education Verification

Provide a copy of one of the following: High School Diploma, High School Transcript showing graduation date, GED, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree. 

High-school students can sign up for an Accuplacer Test or provide qualifying ACT/SAT test score results. 

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One Reference from a non-relative

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Application fee

$0 for in-state applicants and $10 for out-of-state applicants.

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Application Review

After successfully completing and submitting the above requirements, the College will perform an application review. Students will be emailed regarding thier acceptance status.
To get started on these requirements begin an application.
career pathways

what you can become

Chef & Head Cook

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Food Service Manager

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Baker

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Steps to take

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Tour Campus & Classroom

Dixie Technical College is located atop Tech Ridge overlooking downtown St. George. Please stop by and learn a little more about a program that you might be interested in. While here don’t forget to check out the Campus Tech Ridge Cafe to grab some lunch and ask about the specials prepared by our world class Culinary students.

Industry Expert Instructors

Our industry-leading instructors, equipped with years of experience and knowledge, are prepared to mentor and guide the next generation of culinary experts.

CHAD LUETHJE

Chef Chad brings over 25 years of culinary experience leading kitchens at luxury resorts and spas like Enchantment Resort, Teton Mountain Lodge, Red Mountain Resort, and Miraval Resort. He has appeared on TV shows including Dr. Oz, Giuliana & Bill, and The Doctors, contributed to cookbooks, and presented at the James Beard House. Chef Chad is passionate about cooking, mentoring, business, and human resource management.

 

Jared Painter

Chef Jared is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, and a business Degree holder. He brings over 20 years of Experience in international and local cuisines. He has served as Executive Chef, Corporate Chef and Owner of Local Restaurants and overseen openings and worked in 4 and 5 Diamond properties in Utah and Jackson Hole, WY. He oversaw 14 restaurant openings locally and was a Best of State winner for 5 consecutive years. He loves guiding and teaching and is preparing students to be future focused and career ready.

Culinary Arts Industry Partners

Dixie Technical College’s OAC program collaborates closely with industry partners, ensuring that its curriculum remains highly relevant and applicable to the dynamic demands of the modern workplace.

Contact a Culinary Arts Advisor

Questions about this specific program? Maybe a question about Dixie Tech? Our advisors are here to help.

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