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Launch a new career with a certificate in the culinary industry, honor your taste buds in hands-on cooking classes, or join us for an international travel excursion.

If you have a gift with food or a thirst for culinary adventure, then consider the Culinary Apprenticeship Certificate program. Whether you dream of putting on large catering events or crafting unique gourmet dinners in a fine dining establishment, we can give you the background you need to make it happen.

Turn your passion into reality by entering the hospitality profession.

Hospitality Certificate Programs

Culinary Apprenticeship Certificate
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Are you passionate about food and business?
Cost: $9,995.00 Start/End Date: 09/11/2019 - 05/06/2020 CEUs: 54
Location: KSU Center

Event Planning & Management Certificate
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Are you driven to land a position in one of the country’s top-ranked hospitality markets?
Cost: $999.00 Start/End Date: 04/30/2019 - 07/16/2019 CEUs: 3.3
Location: KSU Center

Hospitality Courses

Artisan Bread Making
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Learn hands on bread making techniques for a variety of breads and pastries.
Cost: $399.00 Start/End Date: 08/08/2019 - 08/29/2019 CEUs: 0
Location: KSU Center

Artisan Bread Making
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Learn hands on bread making techniques for a variety of breads and pastries.
Cost: $399.00 Start/End Date: 01/15/2019 - 02/05/2019 CEUs: 0
Location: KSU Center

Cooking Fundamentals
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Good food begins with a basic understanding of cooking fundamentals.
Cost: $499.00 Start/End Date: 02/15/2019 - 03/29/2019 CEUs: 0
Location: KSU Center

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