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Culinary Arts Program Application

If you have a strong passion for the food industry, our Culinary Arts program is for you! This innovative hands-on training will get you prepared for a rewarding career in the culinary industry. Whether you dream of owning your own culinary or hospitality business, putting on large catering events or crafting unique gourmet experiences or dinners in a fine dining restaurant, we can provide you with the training and relationships you need to make it a reality.

The Culinary Arts Program is a 15 week highly focussed program designed for aspiring culinary professionals with a passion for food who are looking for something more than the traditional, classroom-based culinary education program. You will work hands-on in the kitchen with expertly skilled professional chefs that will provide you with the tools needed to succeed in the hospitality industry.

Core Values:

Attitude, Efficiency, Teamwork, Etiquette, Integrity


Core Competencies:

Punctuality, Conflict Resolution, Food Knowledge, Initiative and a strong desire to improve


Student Expectations:

  • Committed to learning

  • Full attendance

  • Bright attitude

  • Professional decorum 

  • Strong communication skills - Must contact class instructor if unavailable to attend due to extenuating circumstances and must make arrangements to catch up 

  • Dress code – must adhere to dress code and personal hygiene and safety requirements – Nails, Hair code etc…

  • On The Job Training – recognition that others are always watching & observing performance and behavior


Recommended Criteria:

High school diploma or equivalent, working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are highly recommended. 

Students are required to sign a waiver of liability due to cooking equipment that will be utilized in the kitchen. 


Our classes will take place at the City of Refuge facility, renowned for its state-of-the-art teaching kitchen. You'll find us primarily in the professional designed catering kitchen classroom.

Curriculum Outline:

  • Sanitation basics while preparing for the ServSafe® exam

  • Industry tools, equipment and food science

  • Learning Knife skills

  • How to make stocks, soups and sauces

  • Meat, poultry, fruits, vegetables and herb identification

  • Garde manger (keeper of the food) duties & Mise en Place

  • Baking, plating and presentation 

Apprenticeship Locations:

Your apprenticeships may consist of working at multiple locations during the program which may include:

  • Atlanta Breakfast Club in Downtown

  • ABC Chicken & Waffles and Nitro Coffee Counter

  • Atlanta Breakfast Club at City of Refuge

  • Le Petit Marché

  • The ATL

Working at different locations provides hands-on experience in a variety of food service environments. These experiences often result in the cultivation of important connections as well as valuable experience for resumes.  


Schedule Information:

Start Date: June 17, 2024

15 week course

Monday - Friday I 8:30am-3pm

Welcome to Good Food & Company School of the Arts Culinary Program eApp!

You'll need the following information:

  • Contact information

  • Social Security Number 

  • Resume that includes your highest level of education and educational institutions that you previously attended.

The application process includes the following steps:
  • Gathering contact and educational information.

  • Resume or information on the last three years of employment.

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