Commercial Foods & Culinary Arts
This program, designed for Adults with Disabilities, prepares students for employment as assistant pastry chefs in the hospitality industry. The course includes baking and cake decorating techniques. Training in communication, leadership, human relations, and safe efficient work practices completes the skill set in this field.
Classes are offered at Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center – JRE Lee Campus
6521 SW 62nd Avenue
South Miami, FL 33143
Commercial foods and culinary arts program graduates may work in restaurants, health facilities, housing facilities hotels, and other hospitality related industries. Employment for chefs and head cooks is projected to grow 9 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
- Food Server
- Salad Chef
- Cake Decorator
- Pastry Chef
- Research and Development Chef
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The average wage for chefs and head cooks is $23.43 hourly, or $54,820 annually.
- (Certificate – 1200 Hours)