Degree & Certificate Programs
Lincoln Land Community College offers a variety of programs in the hospitality field.
Students desiring to enter the field of Hospitality Management or Culinary Arts can earn an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree.
Lincoln Land also offers academic credit certifications in Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry.
Click on each program offered below to learn more about it or contact Nancy Sweet, director of Culinary Programs, at 217.786.4613 or by email at Nancy.Sweet@llcc.edu.
Bistro Verde, Lincoln Land Community College’s student run café, will open soon as Bistro To Go, with soups, salads, sandwiches, baked goods, coffee drinks and smoothies available for take away.
Bistro To Go will be open Mondays and Wednesdays 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Sept. 12 through Nov. 16. Phone orders and email orders will be accepted. For email instructions visit the Bistro Verde website.
*ALSO, NEW THIS SEMESTER, INTRODUCING Bistro Grab and Go on Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stop by the Bistro to grab pre-made hot or cold soups, salads, sandwiches, snacks, baked goods and other quick items. Beverages such as tea, sodas, coffee, and specialty coffees will be available, too!
Keep an eye on the LLCC Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program Facebook page for more information!
In the spring, Bistro Verde operates as a full-serve, sit-down restaurant.
Are you curious about food? Like where to buy a purple carrot, how to make the perfect bar-b-que sauce for your summer grilling, what to cook with your kids, or when to plant the seeds of future juicy, ripe tomatoes? Follow Jay, Marnie and Nancy from Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) each week as we share recipes and stories, and answer your questions about food. Food is our job and our passion. We’ll follow the seasons to connect you with the food, methods and land of central Illinois. We’ll offer practical information and give you the tools needed to be successful in the kitchen, to be healthy, and to find new reasons to love your food.
More information on ServSafe Food Service Sanitation Classes for the Illinois Food Service Manager Certificate
To stay current on events and to learn more about happenings in our program, like the LLCC Culinary Arts & Hospitality page on Facebook!
Read articles and news programs that have featured the LLCC Culinary Arts program.
Lincoln Land Community College also offers non-credit community education cooking and baking classes, as well as Bistro Verde dinners, through the Culinary Institute.
Visit the Culinary Institute page for more information on these classes!