Culinary Arts Career Path

Prepare for ServSafe Food Handler certification or ServSafe Food Manager certification and begin a rewarding career in the culinary arts

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the fast-growing food service or hospitality industry? Prepare for an exciting future in hospitality, culinary arts, or culinary medicine with our culinary arts career pathway.

You'll learn:

  • Cooking and knife skills necessary to begin your culinary arts career
  • The foundations of first aid and kitchen safety
  • The fundamentals of business management
  • The principles of hospitality, tourism, and hotel and restaurant management

Plus, upon completion, you will be prepared to take the National Restaurant Association: ServSafe Food Handler and Food Manager Certification exams which will give you a head start in a successful career in the culinary arts.

Enrollment includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to engaging courses focused on your career goals
  • Flexible, self-paced learning
  • Guidance and support from experienced life coaches

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* Certification exams are not included. Exam registration and fees must be completed separately.

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Work at Your Own Pace

With our flexible schedules and self-paced programs, you choose when you want to work on your assigments - day or night! Courses are available 24/7/365.


Get Support for Your Success

Highly-qualified certified teachers are trained to bring online learning to life through regular communication, live and recorded lessons, and live help office hours. In addition, our passionate, experienced GlobalED Life Coaches work 1-on-1 with you to guide, support, and keep you on track to meet your goals.

Start your career without a mountain of debt.

$295 Tuition per Course

Culinary Arts Courses

9 courses • Estimated average of 590 total hours of self-paced instruction
General Courses
Culinary Arts 1a Introduction 2.0
Thinking of a career in the food service industry or looking to develop your culinary skills? This introductory course will provide you with basic cooking and knife skills while preparing you for entry into the culinary world. Discover the history of food culture, food service, and global cuisines while learning about food science principles and preservation. Finally, prepare for your future by building the professional, communication, leadership, and teamwork skills that are crucial to a career in the culinary arts. Note: This course has 8 units and is recommended to be taught over a single semester.
Specialized Courses
Business Information Management A/B
Do you dream of owning your own business someday, or working for a company in a leadership position? Wherever your path may lead you, having the essential knowledge of business types, requirements to start a business, understanding of finances, business law, marketing, sales, customer service, and more, will ensure you’re on the path to success. Let’s explore your passion for business in this course!
Drugs and Alcohol
This course delves into the types and effects of drugs, including alcohol, tobacco, steroids, over the counter drugs, marijuana, barbiturates, stimulants, narcotics, and hallucinogens. Students learn about the physiological and psychological effects of drugs, as well as the rules, laws, and regulations surrounding them. The difference between appropriate and inappropriate drug use will also be discussed. In addition, students will learn about coping strategies, healthy behaviors, and refusal skills to help them avoid and prevent substance abuse, as well as available resources where they can seek help.
Career Courses
First Aid and Safety
In this course, students learn and practice first aid procedures for a variety of common conditions, including muscular, skeletal, and soft tissue injuries. In addition, students learn how to appropriately respond to a variety of emergency situations. They also learn the procedures for choking and CPR for infants, children, and adults. In addition to emergency response, students will explore personal, household, and outdoor safety, and disaster preparedness.
Starting a business is more than just having a good idea. Successful entrepreneurs know how to use and apply fundamental business concepts to turn their ideas into thriving businesses. Explore topics such as identifying the best business structure, business functions and operations, finance, business laws, regulations, and more! If you have ever dreamed of making a business idea a reality, take the time to establish a solid foundation of business skills to make your business dreams come true! Note: This course has 10 units and is recommended to be taught over 2 semesters, but can be accelerated to be completed within a single semester if desired.
Hospitality and Tourism 1a - Traveling the Globe
Where is your dream travel destination? Now imagine working there! You’ll be introduced to a thriving industry that caters to the needs of travelers through managing hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, resorts, theme parks, and any other kind of hospitality you can imagine. Operating busy tourist locations, creating marketing around leisure and travel, spotting trends, and planning events are just a few of the key aspects you will explore within this exciting field.
Food Handler and Food Manager Certification
This course covers the various career pathways in human services, such as counseling, mental health services, and consumer services. In addition, the course covers workplace skills such as a positive work ethic, integrity, budgeting basics, self-representation, and teamwork.
Nutrition and Wellness v2.0
To keep our body and our mind running like finely tuned machines, we need to use the right fuel. For humans, that means nourishing our bodies with the right foods. In this course, you’ll explore how food affects essential aspects of your life from your weight to how you age to how well you think. You’ll also examine how outside influences- family, peers, and the media- can affect your diet and your perception of food and how to set yourself up for nutritional success. Are you interested in a career in holistic wellness? Start your health journey now with Nutrition and Wellness. Note: This course has 8 units and is recommended to be taught over a single semester.
Culinary Arts 1b: Finding Your Palate
Did you know that baking is considered a science? Discover how to elevate your culinary skills through the creation of stocks, soups, sauces, and learn baking techniques. Examine sustainable food practices and the benefits of nutrition while maintaining taste, plating, and presentation to truly wow your guests. Explore careers in the culinary arts for ways to channel your newfound passion!
Culinary Arts 2: Baking, Pastry, and More
Whether you aspire to be a world-class chef or just want to learn the skills needed to create your own dishes, Culinary Arts 2 will help you build a strong foundation and grow your knowledge of this exciting industry. In this course, you will explore baking and desserts, learn how to prepare proteins, and study nutrition and safety in the kitchen. You will also enhance your understanding of sustainability in the food industry, learn to prepare meals from a global perspective, and dissect the business of cooking, from managing a kitchen to successfully running a catering company. Discover the delights that await you on this delicious culinary adventure!

Start your career without a mountain of debt.

$295 Tuition per Course