Take your masterpieces to the next level and into an exciting career! Run your own business, work at a high-end kitchen, or move up in the hospitality industry corporate field – all of these are possibilities with our culinary arts diploma or our baking and pastry programs.
The Baking and Pastry Diploma Program offers students the theoretical and practical knowledge required in the industry. Florida Technical College students learn to prepare and create a variety of stand-alone desserts, bread-based products, and common or special baking recipes, pastries, and sweets.
The Culinary Arts Diploma Program offers students the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to obtain entry-level positions in the field. Florida Technical College students obtain practical training and experience in hygiene and sanitation, preparation of menus, as well as preparation and storage of sauces, meats, and desserts.
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Management with emphasis in Restaurant and Food Service is comprised of a combination of courses aimed at developing universal business and management skills with a concentration in food service operations within the Hospitality industry. Students will examine the planning, managing, and marketing of restaurants and food and beverage service establishments. In addition, students will assess and apply the skills needed to problem solve and operate food industry businesses, chains and restaurants including personnel management. Furthermore, the students will analyze specific industry standards supervising the logistical, regulatory, financial, professional and ethical standards of the profession.
The best way to see if going back to school and training for a career in hospitality is right for you is to visit the Florida Technical College campus nearest you. You can tour our modern labs and meet with our school instructors who work in this field.
|Baking and Pastry (Diploma)|
|Culinary Arts (Diploma)|
|Hospitality Management with emphasis in Restaurant and Food Service|
ACFEF AC Required Program Outcomes Table (previous two years)
|Previous Year 1:||2020||Previous Year 2:||2021|
|Location||ACFEF Accredited Program Name||Graduation Rate (%)||Job Placement Rate (%)||ACF Certification Rate (%)||Graduation Rate (%)||Job Placement Rate (%)||ACF Certification Rate (%)|
|Kissimmee||Diploma Program - Baking and Pastry||55%||54%||0%||67%||75%||0%|
|Kissimmee||Diploma Program - Culinary Arts||58%||58%||0%||54%||70%||4%|