Hospitality and Culinary
For fledging chefs, hoteliers, restaurant managers and tourism professionals can get a first class education at Valencia. Our programs stress hands-on experience, which you’ll get through internships as well from the banquet rooms, commercial-sized instructional kitchen, dynamic point-of-sale system, and hotel front desk simulation area housed on the West Campus. From meeting planning to menu planning, we’ll help you prepare for a career in this exciting industry.
Programs & Degrees
Associate in Science
The A.S. degree prepares you to enter a specialized career field in about two years. It also transfers to the Bachelor of Applied Science program offered at some universities. If the program is “articulated,” it will also transfer to a B.A. or B.S. degree program at a designated university.
- Baking and Pastry Management
- Culinary Management
- Hospitality and Tourism Management
- Restaurant and Food Service Management
A certificate prepares you to enter a specialized career field or upgrade your skills for job advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less. Credits earned can be applied toward a related A.S. degree program.
- Baking and Pastry Arts
- Chef’s Apprentice
- Culinary Arts
- Culinary Arts Management
- Hospitality – Event Planning Management
- Hospitality – Food and Beverage Management
- Hospitality – Guest Services Specialist
- Hospitality – Rooms Division Management
Continuing Education provides non-degree, non-credit programs including industry-focused training, professional development, language courses, certifications and custom course development for organizations. Day, evening, weekend and online learning opportunities are available.