ATTENTION: This program has been inactivated by the Department effective Fall 18 and will no long be available for enrollments at that time.
Do you have a passion for creating delicious dishes? Are you considering an entrepreneurial career where you can apply your culinary skills? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, the culinary arts could be a perfect match. With our Culinary Arts/Catering Diploma Program, you’ll get the foundation you need to develop your skills into a rewarding career.
What can I do with this in the workforce?
After graduating from our Culinary Arts/Catering Diploma Program, you’ll be ready to seek employment in restaurants, institutions and cafeterias. You can become a:
While a passion for the culinary arts is important, there are several other traits that can help you succeed:
What is the average salary?
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What is HACC’s program like?
We designed our program to lead directly to employment. You’ll learn food preparation, production and service skills in the classroom and in on-campus labs.
After completing our program, you’ll be able to:
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What classes will I take?
Can I transfer my credits to a four-year college or university?
Our diploma program is designed to lead you directly into the workforce. However, if you wish to continue your education with us and pursue an associate degree, all of your credits count towards the completion of our associate degree.
Where can I complete this program?
You can complete the entire program at our Harrisburg Campus. We offer all culinary arts/catering classes in the daytime, but some classes are offered in the evening on a rotating basis.
Does HACC offer scholarships?
When can I apply?
We hold classes in the spring, summer and fall. We encourage you to visit our website to apply anytime. Please include program code 0121 with your application to ensure you apply to the correct one.
How can I learn more?
When you partner with us for your culinary arts education, we’ll help you turn YOUR passion into a fulfilling career. Our innovative professors will teach you the foundations you need to succeed in the culinary arts and catering industry.