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Culinary School

One of the Best Culinary Schools is now in Salt Lake City, Utah!

When you attend our Boutique Culinary School, you can apply for your dream job after just 6 weeks of training, instead of 2 years. The sensible alternative to an Associates degree.

Less time. Lower cost. Hands-on training in small classes.

Our 6- to 16-week Certification programs teach you exactly what you need to know to hit the ground running. Convenient schedules allow you to study full time or part time, mornings, afternoons, or at night after work!

Choose between our 96-hour Cuisine Certificate, the 96-hour Pastry Certificate, or the combined 192-hour Professional Certificate in the Culinary Arts.

You get to choose your rate of study, from a few hours a week, to our new Accelerated Program which has nine hours a day of hands-on practice and guidance. Customize your schedule!

Our Chef Instructors have real-world experience. Most have owned and/or ran major restaurants and bakeries. If you’re thinking about opening your own business, you’ll want to know our Chef Instructors!

Our Culinary Institute is now in Salt Lake City

If you are looking for a Culinary Institute between New York and California, Park City Culinary Institute is conveniently located near the Salt Lake City International Airport. One of the top Culinary Institutes in the country, Park City Culinary Institute has alumni working in top restaurants, catering houses, and hotels throughout Utah and the West. Students come from all over the country to attend our Culinary Institute in Salt Lake City.

Cuisine Certificate (96 hours)

  • Professional Knife Handling and Technical Cuts
  • Introduction to Food Science
  • Stocks, Broths and Jus
  • Soups, Local and International
  • Restaurant Style Sauces
  • Classical & Modern Cooking Techniques
  • How to Build Flavors with Herbs, Spices,
        Roots & Seeds
  • Basic Butchery, Trimming & Cutting
  • Poultry Trussing, Baking, Roasting and Braising
  • Basic Introduction to Seafood, How to Dress, Cure and Smoke
  • Basic Introduction to Shellfish
  • Restaurant Style Potatoes, Grains & Legumes
  • Homemade Pastas, Ravioli & Gnocchi
  • Cooking Seasonal Vegetables & Techniques
  • Professional Egg Cookery, Soufflés and Crêpes
  • Introduction to Cheese
  • Pickling and Preserving
  • Cold Sauces, Dressings & Vinaigrettes
  • Plate, Platter & Buffet Presentation
  • Hors d’oeuvres

Pastry & Baking Certificate (96 hours)

  • The Science of Baking
  • Types of Flours and Other Ingredients
  • Breads and Doughs
  • Croissants, Challah, New York Bagels, Focaccia
  • Pie Crusts and Pies
  • Quiche, Roasted Tomato and Gruyère Tart
  • Pate a Choux
  • Eclairs, Choux Puffs
  • Custards
  • Pastry Cream, Crème Brûlée, Bread Pudding, Cheesecake, Crème Anglaise, Chocolate Pots de Crème
  • Soufflés
  • Flourless Chocolate and Flour-based Chocolate, Orange, Gruyère and other flavored Soufflés
  • Cakes & Cake Decorating
  • Butter Cake, Chocolate Buttermilk Cake, Flourless Chocolate, Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake, Flourless Lemon Almond Cake, Italian Meringue Buttercream
  • Sugar
  • Creamy Pralines, Peanut Brittle, Almond Toffee
  • Chocolate
  • Molded Chocolates, Truffle Ganache, Fruit and Nut Rochers
  • French Macarons
  • Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts
  • Plated Desserts

All Programs are in Salt Lake City

Choose between morning, afternoon, and night sessions
You can also attend part time!

  • the Pastry & Baking Certificate is 6 weeks long during the day, or 8 weeks at night
  • the Cuisine Certificate is 6 weeks long during the day, or 8 weeks at night
  • the combined Professional Certificate in the Culinary Arts can be completed in 12 weeks during the day, or 16 weeks at night. We also have a new Accelerated Program which allows you to complete the full curriculum in just 6 weeks by attending the morning and afternoon classes together. 

Professional Certificate in the Culinary Arts – 192 hours
(6 or 12 weeks during the day, or 16 weeks at night)

Cuisine Certificate – 96 hours
(6 weeks during the day, or 8 weeks at night)

Pastry & Baking Certificate – 96 hours
(6 weeks during the day, or 8 weeks at night)

Due to popular demand, we added an afternoon session. This gives you three different options to attend school:
  • Morning classes, from 9am to 1pm
  • Afternoon classes, from 1:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Evening classes, from 6pm to 10pm
We are also making it easier for people to graduate quicker. If you want the quickest way to complete the curriculum, you can now do that in 6 weeks. Enroll for a morning and afternoon session together, and you can pursue both the Cuisine and Pastry & Baking programs at the same time. 
 
 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN THE CULINARY ARTS
Tuition & Fees $9,475    196 hours

MORNING CLASSES (12 weeks)
Monday – Thursday, 9am – 1pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
1/13/2020 4/2/2020
2/24/2020 5/14/2020
4/6/2020 6/25/2020 May 25 May 29
5/18/2020 8/6/2020 May 25 May 29
6/29/2020 9/17/2020 Sep 7 Sep 11
8/10/2020 10/29/2020 Sep 7 Sep 11
9/21/2020 12/15/2020 Nov 11 & 26  –
AFTERNOON CLASSES (12 weeks)
Monday – Thursday, 1:30pm – 5:30pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
1/13/2020 4/2/2020
2/24/2020 5/14/2020
4/6/2020 6/25/2020 May 25 May 29
5/18/2020 8/6/2020 May 25 May 29
6/29/2020 9/17/2020 Sep 7 Sep 11
8/10/2020 10/29/2020 Sep 7 Sep 11
9/21/2020 12/15/2020 Nov 11 & 26
MON-WED EVENING CLASSES (16 weeks)
Monday – Wednesday, 6pm – 10pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
1/13/2020 4/29/2020
3/9/2020 6/24/2020 May 25 May 29
5/4/2020 8/19/2020 May 25 May 29
6/29/2020 10/14/2020 Sep 7 Sep 10
8/24/2020 12/10/2020 Sep 7, Nov 11 Sep 10, Dec 10
 THU-SAT EVENING CLASSES (16 weeks)
Thursday – Saturday, 6pm – 10pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
1/16/2020 5/2/2020
3/12/2020 6/27/2020
5/7/2020 8/22/2020
7/2/2020 10/17/2020
8/27/2020 12/12/2020 Nov 26 & 27 TBA
ACCELERATED CLASSES (6 weeks)
Monday – Thursday, 9am – 5:30pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
1/13/2020 2/20/2020
2/24/2020 4/2/2020
4/6/2020 5/14/2020
5/18/2020 6/25/2020 May 25 May 29
6/29/2020 8/6/2020
8/10/2020 9/17/2020 Sep 7 Sep 11
9/21/2020 10/29/2020
11/2/2020 12/15/2020 Nov 11 & 26

 

 

CUISINE CERTIFICATE
Tuition & Fees $5,900    96 hours

MORNING CLASSES (6 weeks)
Monday – Thursday, 9am – 1pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
1/13/2020 2/20/2020
4/6/2020 5/14/2020
6/29/2020 8/6/2020
9/21/2020 10/29/2020
AFTERNOON CLASSES (6 weeks)
Monday – Thursday, 1:30pm – 5:30pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
2/24/2020 4/2/2020
5/18/2020 6/25/2020 May 25 May 29
8/10/2020 9/17/2020 Sep 7 Sep 11
11/2/2020 12/15/2020 Nov 11 & 26
MON-WED EVENING CLASSES (8 weeks)
Monday – Wednesday, 6pm – 10pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
1/13/2020 3/4/2020
5/4/2020 6/24/2020 May 25 May 29
8/24/2020 10/14/2020 Sep 7 Sep 10
THU-SAT EVENING CLASSES (8 weeks)
Thursday – Saturday, 6pm – 10pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
1/16/2020 3/7/2020
5/7/2020 6/27/2020
8/27/2020 10/17/2020

 

 

PASTRY & BAKING CERTIFICATE
Tuition & Fees $5,000      96 hours

MORNING CLASSES (6 weeks)
Monday – Thursday, 9am – 1pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
2/24/2020 4/2/2020
5/18/2020 6/25/2020 May 25 May 29
8/10/2020 9/17/2020 Sep 7 Sep 11
11/2/2020 12/15/2020 Nov 11 & 26 – 
AFTERNOON CLASSES (6 weeks)
Monday – Thursday, 1:30pm – 5:30pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
1/13/2020 2/20/2020
4/6/2020 5/14/2020
6/29/2020 8/6/2020
9/21/2020 10/29/2020
MON-WED EVENING CLASSES (8 weeks)
Monday – Wednesday, 6pm – 10pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
3/9/2020 4/29/2020
6/29/2020 8/19/2020
10/19/2020 12/10/2020 Nov 11 Dec 10
THU-SAT EVENING CLASSES (8 weeks)
Thursday – Saturday, 6pm – 10pm
Start Finish No Class Add. Class
3/12/2020 5/2/2020
7/2/2020 8/22/2020
10/22/2020 12/12/2020 Nov 26 & 27 TBA

For More Information
Questions may be directed to the Director of Admissions at (801) 413-2800 or via email at Info@PCCulinary.com

Park City Culinary Institute is Registered under the Utah Postsecondary Proprietary School Act (Title 13, Chapter 34, Utah Code). Registration under the Utah Postsecondary Proprietary School Act does not mean that the State of Utah supervises, recommends, nor accredits the institution. It is the student’s responsibility to determine whether the credits, degrees or certificates from the institution will transfer to other institutions or meet employers’ training requirements. This may be done by calling the prospective school or employer. The institution is not accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

 

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