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Hospitality Management


American River College is among the most respected culinary arts programs in northern California. The program emphasizes business theory and hands on cooking. Classes focus on job skills and professional fine dining cuisine. The program can be completed in 18 months, including a semester working in the kitchen of The Oak Café, the college's 4-star restaurant. Students also have the opportunity to work in an on-campus retail bakery.

Degrees and Certificates Offered

  • A.A. in Hospitality Management: Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management
  • Baking and Pastry Certificate
  • Culinary Arts/ Restaurant Management Certificate
  • Guided Pathways Milestone Certificate for Multilingual Speakers: Pathway to Culinary Arts Certificate
  • Hospitality Management: Restaurant Management Certificate