Culinary Arts

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

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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

Programs, Degrees & Certificates

Chef Training and Management Technology

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Restaurant Management

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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

05-09-2019
Students from NDSCS received a number of awards at the North Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.

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6th Street Eatery now open for Spring Semester

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01-17-2019

The NDSCS Culinary Arts program has opened its student-operated restaurant for the spring semester. The 6th Street Eatery, formerly known as the River Valley Inn, is now accepting reservations. Dates and hours of operation, as well as weekly menus, can be found online at ndscs.edu/6thstreeteatery. Reservations can be made by calling 701.671.2405.

The 6th Street Eatery is operated by students in the NDSCS Culinary Arts program, and features a variety of menus with a different theme each week. The restaurant is located in the Red River Valley Room in the Hektner Student Center on the NDSCS campus in Wahpeton, and is open on select Tuesday and Thursday evenings throughout the spring semester.

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NDSCS Students Excel at North Dakota SkillsUSA Contest

04-17-2018
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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