Program Outcomes (Culinary Arts)

At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Prepare and serve a variety of food items.
  2. Practice safe and sanitary work habits.
  3. Plan and create menus for a food service operation
  4. Order, purchase, and store foods in a commercial kitchen facility.
  5. Maintain a food inventory.
  6. Operate commercial kitchen machinery in a safe manner.
  7. Select, use, and maintain kitchen knives in a safe manner.
  8. Read and interpret recipes.
  9. Calculate food costs from recipes.
  10. Develop positive interpersonal abilities to create a team environment in the workplace.
  11. Perform basic computer functions
  12. Work independently, as well as cooperatively 

In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College.

  • Human Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Critical Thinking