College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Culinary Arts program, offered at the Edenton-Chowan Campus, will help prepare you for a career in a wide variety of food service settings including full-service restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, catering operations, contract food service vendors and healthcare facilities.
Entry-level employment opportunities include line cook, station chef and assistant pastry chef, with additional workplace experience leading to higher positions like sous chef, executive chef and food service manager.
- Critical thinking, communication and teamwork skills
- Business ethics
- American and international cuisines
- Food preparation
- Food and beverage service
- Food production and hospitality supervision