Hospitality & Culinary Arts

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, Culinary Center Operations Manager, at 217.786.4613 or by email  at Nancy.Sweet@llcc.edu.


Bistro Verde Café

bistro2LLCC’s student-run café is open for lunch this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Bistro Verde will operate as a casual bistro from Thursday, Jan. 29–Tuesday, March 3, and will then offer fine dining Thursday, March 26–Tuesday, April 21. Reservations are required; email bistroverde@llcc.edu, call 786-2821, or stop by the café during business hours.

View the Casual Bistro menu served Jan. 29 – March 3.

The café accepts cash and debit or credit cards; sorry, no checks. At this time, the Bistro will not be offering any to-go meals.

The café’s dining room staff is manned by students from Dining Room Operations, and the cooking staff is manned by students from Food Production IV. Desserts are created by students in Restaurant Desserts and Advanced Baking and Pastry classes, and bread is supplied by the Artisan Breads class.


For information on ServSafe Sanitation Certification & Recertification and Food Service Sanitation Manager Recertification, click HERE.


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Click HERE to check out 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!

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