head cooks in the
food service industry
Culinary Arts training at Lincoln Culinary Institute (LCI), a division of Lincoln Tech’s Shelton, CT campus, has been a top choice for ‘foodies’ for almost 15 years. If you love food, and want to turn that passion into a fun, rewarding career, LCI is the place to train! Entry-level chefs and head cooks in Connecticut can earn up to 25% more than the national average. This is a career path that gives you the rare opportunity to work with your hands doing something you love and earn a good living at the same time!
A combination of classroom learning and hands-on training gives you the chance to master cooking and baking techniques before entering the food service industry in a commercial kitchen or as a personal/private chef. This Diploma program lets you “travel the world” by studying global cuisine, and also includes courses in the “business” side of the industry – food service operations, food and beverage management, and more.
LCI graduates have been chosen by hiring partners to work in the kitchens of restaurants, hotels, catering facilities, and even resorts and cruise lines – ask about our special partnership with Disney!
In our Culinary Arts training program, topics include:
- Food service operation and management
- Becoming a personal or private chef
- Planning your signature menus
- Using classical and modern food preparation styles
- Preparing international cuisine
- Working with meats, poultry and fish
- The science of nutrition
Upon completion of your Culinary Arts training, you’ll qualify for positions as a sous chef, line cook, prep cook, chef’s assistant and more!
If your passion for food and your need for an exciting new career have been simmering, it’s time to bring them to a boil. Enroll today for Culinary Arts training at LCI in Shelton, CT!
The following career training program is currently offered at Lincoln Culinary Institute in Shelton, CT: