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Culinary Arts Technical Certificate


Cook up culinary career success here.

Nashville State’s one-year Culinary Arts Technical Certificate prepares students for the job market in a wide variety of food preparation facilities such as restaurants, hotels, and bake shops. Courses provide the fundamental skills in food preparation, cooking, and baking required for successful careers as chefs and culinary professionals.

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Continue your education.

All of the required Culinary Arts Technical Certificate courses can be applied toward Nashville States two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts.


The Culinary Arts program at Nashville State is preparing students for Nashville's growing culinary and hospitality industries. Students graduate with a solid and professional foundation, ready to enter the workforce. I highly recommend Nashville State to anyone who wants to develop their career.

— Chef Max Knoepfel, Executive Chef of Music City Center

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