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Cooking and Catering Certificate - Online  

This home study cooking instruction course is perfect for individuals thinking of starting a catering business or for those who just love to cook. Designed by professionals in the field, this in-depth cooking instruction curriculum is also an excellent choice for learning the fundamentals of starting a catering business. From preparation to presentation, this professional cooking instruction can help you learn how to prepare high quality dishes your clients and family will enjoy. Our distance learning cooking instruction course offers an entire module on starting a catering business. This specialized module can teach you about the seven primary functions of a catering business as well as client interaction and business management among other topics. If you've ever considered starting a catering business, this cooking instruction course in an excellent place to start

The Cooking and Catering Certificate offers comprehensive career education in many key subjects, including:

  • The food service industry
  • Menu creation
  • Refrigeration and safe handling
  • Cooking methods for all types of dishes
  • Deserts and baked goods
  • Presentation
  • Starting a catering business

Materials included:

  • Essentials of Professional Cooking by Wayne Gisslen
  • Introduction to Catering: Ingredients for Success by Stephen B. Shiring
  • How to Start a Home-Based Catering Business, 5th Edition by Denise Vivaldo

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Requirements: You will need a computer with a high-speed internet connection and email.

You will receive a password and log-in information via email within 3-5 business days of registering for this course. Course materials are included and will be mailed to you within 10 business days. You have 12 months to complete this course. You must make an 70 or higher as your final grade to successfully complete the course and receive a certificate of completion.

There are no refunds for this course.

If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 770-499-3355 or online@kennesaw.edu.


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