MESA STATE COLLEGE is a public institution located in Grand Junction, Colorado. It offers a variety of programs, including the Culinary Arts program. The program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the food service industry. The curriculum includes classes in cooking techniques, food safety and sanitation, and menu planning and design. Students will also gain hands-on experience through lab classes and internships. Graduates of the program will be prepared for a variety of careers in the food service industry, including positions as a chef, kitchen manager, or caterer. Additionally, the school also has a strong focus on sustainability and using locally sourced ingredients in their culinary program. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.