Culinary Arts

If you long to create inspiring cuisine using classical techniques, you’ve come to the right place. Creative entrees, artisan breads, charcuterie, French pastries—this is just the beginning of what students will learn here at Brunswick Community College Culinary Arts Program.

Brunswick Community College Culinary Arts program prepares future working cooks and chef assistants in providing courses for students desiring personal enrichment, and enhancing the skills and professional qualifications of chefs and cooks currently employed in the industry.  The program provides students with intensive professional and practical experience and a hands-on approach to the daily operation of a professional kitchen.  Our programs focuses on cooking skills development, problem solving, and challenging students to critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of culinary operations and identify entrepreneurial approaches to operations.

Employment in the food service area is growing and will continue to grow in Brunswick County.  Some career possibilities include positions in restaurants, clubs, bakeries, hotels and institutions. There are many different kinds of kitchen organization and, as a result, position titles vary.

Here are some examples:
• Chef de cuisine
• Sous chef
• Expediter
• Cooks and Assistants

Upcoming Classes

Advanced Baking and Pastry: Part II
January 21 – May 12, 2016

Advanced Techniques Basic Culinary: Part III – International Cuisines
May 2 – July 27, 2016

Baking and Pastry Presentation: Part III
May 17 – September 1, 2016


Advanced Techniques Basic Culinary: Part II
January 20 – April 4, 2016

So if you love food, fine dining and getting creative in the kitchen: follow your culinary passion! A career in the culinary arts may be the right path for you, Bon-appetit.

To learn more about this program, please contact Lori Summerlin at (910) 755-7408

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Lori A. Summerlin
Director, Community Services Programs Computer Info. Technology/Computer Programming Inst.

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