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The Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute is offering professional development classes online. Now is the time to get a new culinary skill under your belt and boost your résumé.

And you can do it from your own home! Students in these classes will produce the required recipes at home, and upload written results to their instructor.

Note: Enrolled students are required to attend scheduled online Saturday classes. 


What courses can I take?

Course List

CUL-335 Advanced Custards & Cheese Cake

CUL-344 Healthy Cooking

CUL-337 Advanced Soup Making

CUL-342 Desserts for the Hot Foods Kitchen

CUL-339 Composed Hors D' Oeuvres

CUL-340 Contemporary Plate Presentation

CUL-336 Advanced Sauce Making Techniques

CUL-347 Truffles & Miniature Desserts

CUL-341 Contemporary Plated Desserts

CUL-343 Fresh Pasta Production

CUL-345 Laminated Dough & Breakfast Pastry

CUL-338 Traditional Holiday Breads


What are the requirements?

  • Synchronized attendance for online class on the Saturday of the scheduled class is mandatory
  • Students will produce the required recipes at home and upload written results to the instructor

What is the job outlook?

Demand for food service positions in hospitality industries such as hotel, catering, restaurants and/or other dining establishments, cruise ships, clubs, or airlines will continue to grow. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment of chefs and head cooks will grow 8.9 percent by 2024.


How do I enroll?

Register online, or call the Instructional Support Center at 410-777-2325.