Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts

At a Glance

Chefs • Bakers • Caterers • Restaurant Managers • Hotel Supervisors

Prepare for a career with the second largest private-sector employer in the United States. LLCC’s Hospitality and Culinary Arts programs offer students the same learning experience at a fraction of the cost of other culinary schools. Classes are small and taught by skilled industry professionals and/or chefs in a state-of-the-art facility. Students experience operating a real restaurant/kitchen in LLCC’s own Bistro Verde Cafe, which is open to the public.

LLCC offers the following associate degree and certificate programs to successfully equip you for a career in the fields of hospitality and culinary arts.

Additional credentials

*Embedded in related coursework in the following classes: CLA 100 ServSafe Food Handler, HSP 116 ServSafe Allergen, HSP 145 ServSafe Alcohol.

** In addition to related coursework, must provide record of qualifying hours worked in the industry to be eligible to take the exam.

Bistro Verde café

Join us at Bistro Verde, LLCC's student run café! In the fall enjoy Bistro-to-Go with takeout soups, salads, sandwiches, baked goods, coffee drinks and smoothies. In the spring, we offer a full-service dining experience with meals prepared and served by LLCC culinary and hospitality students. Visit the Bistro Verde page for instructions on ordering.

LLCC Community Education

More culinary offerings

Lincoln Land Community College also offers non-credit community education cooking and baking classes, as well as Bistro Verde dinners, through Community Education.