Culinary Arts

Discover your passion for food while earning a degree in Culinary Arts.

Academic Options

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Chef Training and Management Technology
Chef Training and Management Technology

The Culinary Arts curriculum provides students with a broad range of study that enables them to be employed in a large variety of occupations within the food service and hospitality industry. Students learn quality food preparation, service techniques, organizational skills, and are exposed to all aspects of the industry.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree, Diploma
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Hospitality and Tourism


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Restaurant Management

This option is designed as a third-year option for students completing the Culinary Arts program. It provides a range of business knowledge and experiences that will integrate well with the skills students have already achieved, preparing them to take on supervisory roles in their employment.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree, third-year option
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Hospitality and Tourism


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​The NDSCS Culinary Arts program provides students with a broad range of study that enables them to be employed in a variety of occupations within the food service and hospitality industry.

As a student, you’ll have the opportunity to receive hands-on training in a professional kitchen and even run your own restaurant. You’ll learn classical techniques as well as progressive trends. From front of house service, to management, to cooking, our program helps students discover and develop skills needed for success in the culinary field.

The program features:

  • Two years of hands-on food preparation
  • A third-year Restaurant Management option
  • Training in sanitation, nutrition, menu planning and restaurant management
  • Small class sizes with individualized instruction
  • Affordable culinary education

The Culinary Arts program is part of the Business Administration and Management Department.

Culinary Arts Special Event Day

Interested in Culinary Arts? Register to attend Culinary Arts Day for a hands-on experience.  

Culinary Arts Day - March 23, 2020

Culinary Arts Graduates from 2017-18 Academic Year - Includes Chef Training & Management & Restaurant Management
Graduates Registered Jobs Reported Avg. Beginning Monthly Salary High Monthly Salary Placement Rate
11 266 $2,139 $2,600 100%
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NDSCS Students Excel at North Dakota SkillsUSA Contest

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Students from NDSCS received a number of awards at the North Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.

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NDSCS Students Excel at North Dakota SkillsUSA Contest

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Students from the North Dakota State College of Science received a number of awards at the North Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.

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NDSCS Students Excel at North Dakota SkillsUSA Contest

06-01-2017
Students from the North Dakota State College of Science received a number of awards at the North Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.

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