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Al Pollard Culinary Arts Program

Culinary Arts: Baking & Pastry - Career Studies Certificate

Did you know that Virginia Western Community College offers quality culinary education that is accredited by The American Culinary Federation? Is your goal to open your very own bakery or pastry shop? A career study certificate in Baking and Pastry will help teach you the versatile skills required to be successful.

What classes do I take? Gainful Employment Information

Local Job Opportunities

Mandatory Cutlery and Uniform Requirements

Additional Resources

Graduation Rates (PDF)  |  Employment & Certification Rates (PDF)

Claude Moore Culinary Kitchen Photo Gallery

Kitchen in Claude Moore Education Complex

Tuition: $
Credits: 27 Hours
Time: 1 Year
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Contact Us

Location: Webber Hall W305
Phone: 540-857-7272
Fax: 540-857-7086

Mailing address:
School of Business, Technology & Trades
3098 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

Program Head

James Zeisler, Sr., CEC, CCA, CDM, CFPP
Instructor, Culinary Arts

Phone: 540-857-6331
Location: Claude Moore Education Complex

A.O.S.: Culinary Arts - Johnson & Wales University, 1992
Certificate: Dietary Management, University of Florida, 1999

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