Pellissippi Community College, located in Knoxville, Tennessee, offers a Culinary Institute program for students interested in pursuing a career in the culinary arts. The program provides students with hands-on training in a state-of-the-art kitchen, as well as classroom instruction in subjects such as food safety, nutrition, and menu planning. Students will learn from experienced chefs and instructors, and have the opportunity to participate in internships at local restaurants and hotels. Graduates of the program will be prepared for entry-level positions in the culinary industry, such as line cook or prep cook, and may also choose to continue their education at a four-year college or university. The program also includes a strong focus on sustainability and local sourcing of ingredients.