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Attention: Saturday Assessment date for CTE students

Saturday Jan. 10th at 10:00 AM. in A101 Check in by 9:45 AM
For Counseling help contact Mark Yamamoto at Myamamoto@peralta.edu
For practice assessment tests go to the assessment web site at http://www.act.org/compass/sample/math.html
For more information on registration for classes go to http://www.laney.edu/wp/matriculation/

 

 

The two certificate programs (majors) in this department are Baking and Pastry and Restaurant Management. They provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes which enhance successful employment in the various job classifications of the Culinary Arts industry. The programs include pre-employment courses, supervised experience prior to employment, extension classes, and short-term workshops for upgrading skills. Many classes are approved by Retail Bakers Association (RBA) and National Restaurant Association (NRA).

Baking and Pastry

The major in Baking prepares students for employment in retail bakeries, and in industrial and commercial establishments as pastry cooks or bakers.

Restaurant Management

The major in Cooking offers technical trade theory and practical laboratory experiences in basic cooking procedures which prepare students for entry into the various job classifications of the industry. Students have the opportunity to demonstrate their capabilities in the operations and supervision of the food preparation facility at Laney College.

  • Culinary Arts Brochure (PDF – 424KB)

    Culinary Arts Brochure
  • Oakland Magazine – March/April 2011 (PDF – 2.5 MB)

     

    New Class
    Interested in learning how to grow your own food? Would you like to start eating fresh, seasonal, affordable foods? Take Biology 801: Biology of Growing Food at Laney College in Fall 2012

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