Culinary Arts I

This program provides a great culinary foundation to build a career on. This program introduces every student to the basics of Culinary Arts regardless of current skill level. It then moves into more advanced cooking techniques in hot food preparation and presentation in the following:

  • Cooking and Baking Principles
  • Sanitation Procedures
  • Menu Creation
  • Knife and Equipment Care
  • Workplace Relations
  • Study professional cooking in state of the art kitchens.
  • Develop management skills including inventory and menu plans by participating in MTECH’s Evenings of Fine Dining.
  • Become a culinary professional by learning to put your passion into mixing the right ingredients and creating perfect dishes.
“I finally found an institution, a college, who cares about its students and their goals.” - Silvio Suarez

"Great Instructors. Great Program. Now I have a great career doing something I love!" -Jennifer Roberts

Certificates and Licensures

  • MTECH Program Certificate in Culinary Arts I
  • ServeSafe Food Protection Manager Certificate
  • Food Handlers Permit

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school.

  Registration Availability: Registration for Fall 2019 opens April 23, 2019 at 8:00 am online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

  Program Length: 600 Hours or approximately 9 months.

  Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main Campus

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.   +Learn More

  Articulation Agreements: Credit hours for completing this program can be counted towards degrees from UVU.  +Learn more.


Session Location Room Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
Fall 2019 Lehi 117 8/20/19 5/21/20 7:30 am 10:30 am M-F
Fall 2019 Lehi 117 8/20/19 5/21/20 11:30 am 2:30 pm M-F
Fall 2019 Lehi 117 8/20/19 5/21/20 6:00 pm 9:45 pm M-Th

Tuition and Fees

Item Cost Notes
Registration Fee $40.00  
Program Fees $380.00 Includes facilities fee
Tuition $1,260.00  
total: $1,680.00  All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Materials and Supplies

Item Cost Notes
On Cooking Textbook and Workbook $140.00 ISBN: 978-0133919332
MTECH Chef Uniform $59.00 Closed toed shoes must be worn
Visual Knife Skill Set I $13.00  
ServeSafe Certification $36.00  
Small Knife Set w/Bag $80.00  
Large Knife Set w/Bag $100.00  Optional
total: $428.00  

All materials and supplies are available at MTECH Bookstore unless noted.

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