The Personal Chef Certificate of Proficiency provides knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the personal chef industry. Career opportunities would be to own and operate your own personal chef business.
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This certificate will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the certificate, please notify the Office of the Registrar at RegistrarOffice@tri-c.edu.
Learn more about how certificate credits apply to the related degree.
Program Admission Requirements
Program Learning Outcomes
This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:
- Effectively communicate verbally and in writing with customers and other professionals.
- Plan, prepare, and properly store foods using personal chef style recipes, tools, equipment and safe and sanitary procedures that meet the customer needs/requirements.
- Plan, determine and develop marketing, legal, financial, insurance, and sales strategies to establish and operate an effective Personal Chef business.
- Successfully complete ServSafe Certification Exam.
Suggested Semester Sequence
|First Semester||Credit Hours|
|HOSP-1020||Sanitation and Safety||2|
|HOSP-1031||Fundamentals of Culinary Arts||3|
|HOSP-1180||Event Planning Essentials||2|
|HOSP-1552||Introduction to Baking & Pastries||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|College Composition I|
|Honors College Composition I|
|HOSP-1710||Doing Business as a a Personal Chef||3|
|HOSP-2330||Menus and Facilities Planning & Design||3|
|HOSP-2500||Hospitality Cost Control||3|
|Total Credit Hours||30|