Fox Valley Technical College, located in Appleton, Wisconsin, offers a comprehensive culinary program for students looking to start a career in the culinary arts. The college’s Culinary Arts program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation and provides students with hands-on training in a state-of-the-art facility. The program includes coursework in culinary techniques, baking and pastry, food service management, and food safety, as well as practical experience through internships and externships.
One unique aspect of the program is the college’s on-campus restaurant, The Copper Kettle, which provides students with real-world experience in a restaurant setting. Students can also take part in the college’s competition teams, which compete against other culinary schools in events such as the American Culinary Federation’s National Competition and the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.
Fox Valley Technical College also offers a variety of continuing education classes for professional chefs looking to improve their skills and stay current in the industry. Graduates of the Culinary Arts program have gone on to work in a variety of settings, including restaurants, hotels, and catering companies, as well as starting their own businesses.