Culinary Certificate


Weekend Certificate of Achievement in Culinary Arts

Get an exciting new career on a flexible schedule with Bristol Community College!

Bristol's new Certificate of Achievement in Culinary Arts, conveniently offered on weekends, prepares you for employment in the exciting food service industry.

If you are looking to try a new career and still work during the week, this is a great opportunity to reach your culinary dreams. This program begins enrolling for Bristol’s upcoming Fall 2019 semester, which starts on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Graduates of the 2-semester, 26-credit program, will be well qualified for job opportunities in professional kitchens, dining rooms, bakeries, etc. The program’s curriculum includes gaining real-world experience by training at real, college and community-wide culinary functions.

This new program includes engaging courses such as:

  • CUL11 Essentials of Culinary Arts 1
  • CUL 121 Dining Room Functions 1
  • CUL 140 Sanitation for Culinarians
  • CUL113 Baking Skills for Cooks, which focus on practical, technical training for realistic culinary settings.

Students can also transfer all of the certificate program’s completed coursework towards Bristol’s cutting-edge associate of applied science culinary arts program, to continue to advance their culinary arts education. In addition to standard tuition and fees, this program includes additional expenses for uniforms, tools and texts, which are available in the college bookstore and online.

For more information, or to register for the Certificate of Achievement in Culinary Arts program, please contact Culinary Arts Program Coordinator Gloria Cabral, by calling 774.357.2940, or by emailing Gloria.Cabral@bristolcc.edu.