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Culinary Arts

at Kingsborough Community College 

Culinary Arts

photo credit: Tsubasa Berg


The Culinary Arts program at Kingsborough Community College has a comprehensive training program designed for successful entry into the creative, high-paced workplaces of the food industry. Two programs to set you on your career path are offered:

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Culinary Arts—a 60-credit, 2-year college degree.
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts and Food Management—a one-year certificate designed for students who wish not to pursue a degree.

    For more info on the food program click here or contact the Director of the Culinary Arts Program, Chef D'Alessandro at: 
    or 718-368-5885

    In the meantime, please follow this link to create a CUNY Portal profile.  

Distinctive program features include:

  • A real-world internship in a professional kitchen.
  • College credits transferable within and beyond CUNY.
  • The opportunity for advanced standing college credits through partner high school Culinary and Hospitality programs like KBCC College Now Culinary Arts.
  • Culinary Arts exhibition opportunities including the Salon of Culinary Art and Exhibition NYC
  • An on-campus learning restaurant where you learn to work in the kitchen and dining room of a fine dining restaurant in a safe, mentored environment.
  • A capstone experience in culinary improvisation and creativity--learning market basket-style cooking firmly rooted in training of technique and basic skills.
  • Eligibility for national, local and professional industry certifications from:
  • The benefits of being a student at a major university: libraries, clubs, performances, athletic teams, career services and student services.

Upon graduation, students enter the workplace or transfer to a baccalaureate institution.

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