Santa Rosa Junior College's Culinary Arts Program provides an intensive course of study leading to five certificates of completion and two associate of arts degrees. These comprehensive programs prepare students for entry into the professional food and beverage industry. Students are trained in all aspects of the culinary and hospitality fields, and are prepared for job opportunities as cooks, servers, and bakers in restaurants, hotels, catering companies, wineries and other related businesses. The curriculum integrates classical and modern culinary and service techniques with best practice management skills. Classes are scheduled in 8-week blocks, allowing year ‘round entry into the program. Culinary Arts faculty are industry professionals with extensive backgrounds in the food and beverage industry.
All Culinary Arts courses are held at the B. Robert Burdo Culinary Arts Center at 1670 Mendocino Avenue across from the Santa Rosa campus. This 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is also the location of the SRJC Culinary Café & Bakery where students receive practical, hands-on experience working in a professional kitchen, retail bakery, and full-service restaurant open to the public.
For general information please call 707-522-2800.
Evolve Culinary Short Film (Commissioned by the California Community College's Bay Area / Orange County Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Directors.)