Program Overview

  • Location
  • Tuition
  • Program Length
    150 hours
  • Learning Environment
  • Financial Aid
    FAFSA Eligible

Program Description

The Culinary Arts program prepares students for entry-level positions in various culinary establishments, including hotels, restaurants, institutions, and private clubs. The program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation, ensuring students receive a quality culinary education.

Degrees & Certificates


Associate of Applied Science – Culinary Arts (67 credits) – Tuition: $8,777


Certificate of Achievement – Culinary Arts (50 credits) – Tuition: $6,550


Upon completing the Culinary Arts program, students have a wide range of career opportunities available to them. They can pursue positions as chefs, pastry chefs, kitchen managers, restaurant managers, and even restaurant owners in various hospitality establishments. The program prepares them with the skills and expertise needed to thrive in the culinary industry and make a successful career in the field of gastronomy.

Learn more about Hawaiʻi Community College – Hilo’s Culinary Arts program