CULINARY ARTS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Complete 55 hours of Upper Cape Tech culinary courses and earn a Certificate in Culinary Arts!

    You must successfully complete the following classes:
  • ServSafe Certification
  • Cooking Basics.
Add any electives of your choice to complete the 55 hours needed for your Culinary Arts Certificate.

Tuition: Approximately $600 depending upon the classes you select plus $10 registration fee per semester and food fees payable to the instructor

"As a graduate of the Certificate Program in Culinary Arts at UCT, I can attest to the quality of their training. The instructors were very professional. I found that their professionalism was beyond extraordinary and the facilities at the school were as good, if not better, than any commercial restaurant." —Jack Peters

Culinary Arts

Cooking Basics




Code: F21-236
Price: $59.00

Instructor: Chef Colby Rottler, Private Chef and Honor Graduate of Johnson & Wales University Culinary Arts Program.
Day/Time: TUESDAY, 5:30-8:30 pm
Start Date: September 22, 2020
Fees: $59.00 plus $20 materials fee payable to the Instructor
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

This class will demonstrate different cooking techniques. (sauteing, grilling, boiling, simmering, baking, and roasting). Learn how to use herbs and spices. Knife skills will be practiced. Prepare appetizers through desserts. There will be all new recipes to define techniques, methods, and tastes for the participants. Bring containers to take home what you have prepared.  FOR SAFETY PURPOSES PLEASE WEAR CLOSED SNEAKERS OR SHOES AND NO OPEN TOE SANDALS IN THE KITCHEN DURING CLASS.  WE DEAL WITH HOT LIQUIDS, HEAVY PANS AND KNIVES.  THANK YOU.

ServSafe Certification




Code: F21-525
Price: $159.00

Instructor: Chef Colby Rottler, Private Chef and Honor Graduate of Johnson & Wales University Culinary Arts Program.
Day/Time: MONDAYS, 5:30-8:30pm
Start Date: December 7, 2020 & December 14, 2020
Fees: $159.00
Number of Class Meetings: 2 Sessions

Course Description:

This course is designed for the initial certification of food service managers. It will prepare you for the ServSafe exam which will be at the end of the second session. Students will need to purchase 

ServSafe Manager Book with Answer Sheet (7th Edition) 7th Edition ISBN-13: 978-0134812335. Instructor Chef Colby Rottler, private chef and honor graduate of Johnson and Wales University Culinary Arts Program.

CANCELLED - Intermittent Fasting




Code: F21-507
Price: $49.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: Tuesday, 7PM-8:30PM
Start Date: CANCELLED - 9/22/20
Fees: $49 + $10 materials fee
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

Intermittent Fasting: What is it? Is it right for me?

In this class, we will learn how to control time instead of calories and exactly how to incorporate intermittent fasting into your daily living. Explore which type of fasting is right for you: 16:8, 5:2 or OMAD, while we snack on examples of nutrient-dense foods that can make the transition easy. If you have questions, this is the class to bring them to! You will learn if intermittent fasting is right for you and if it is, how to incorporate the program instantly when you leave.

FEE: $10 materials fee payable to the instructor.

INSTRUCTOR: Mazie Hollenbaugh is a Nutritionist and a Wellness Educator who has been teaching holistic health classes for more than 15 years. Using Yoga and MBSR along with mindful eating & plant-based cooking. Students will leave with a full belly, full mind, and energized spirit. Contact Mazie with any questions at mazie@acworth-wellness.com.

Southern New Orleans Cooking




Code: F21-833
Price: $59.00

Instructor: Chef Colby Rottler, Private Chef and Honor Graduate of Johnson and Wales University Culinary Arts Program.
Day/Time: MONDAY, 5:30-8:30 PM
Start Date: October 6, 2020
Fees: $59.00 plus $20 materials fee payable to the Instructor
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

Southern New Orleans Cooking - LEARN TO COOK FAVORIE NEW ORLEANS DISHES SUCH AS:  Jambalya, Smoked Sausage, Chicken Andouille, Gumbo, Sauteed Shrimp Po'Boy and Warm Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce.

Scrumptious Italian




Code: F21-248
Price: $59.00

Instructor: Chef Colby Rottler, Private Chef and Honor Graduate of Johnson & Wales University Culinary Arts Program.
Day/Time: Tuesday, 5:30-8:30pm
Start Date: October 20, 2020
Fees: $59.00 plus $20 materials fee payable to the Instructor
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

Prepare scrumptious Italian including Gingerbread biscotti, Italian wedding soup, sauce bolognaise, chicken piccata, Italian salad, meatballs and sausage with sauce and spaghetti, prosciutto and shrimp scampi and linguine. Recipes included.

Instructor: Chef Colby Rottler, private chef and honor graduate of Johnson and Wales University Culinarly Arts Program

Plant-Based Cooking for Beginners




Code: F21-508oct
Price: $49.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: Thursday, 7-8:30PM
Start Date: 10/22/20
Fees: $49.00 PLUS A $10.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

Plant-based Cooking focuses on foods primarily from plants. This includes not only fruits and vegetables, but also nuts, seeds, oils, whole grains, legumes, and beans. It doesn't mean that you are vegetarian or vegan and never eat meat or dairy necessarily.  Plant-based eating has been linked to a number of health benefits, including reducing your risk of heart disease, certain cancers, obesity, diabetes, and cognitive decline. Bring your questions, to-go containers and be ready to eat your way to health!

Chef Hollenbaugh has been teaching mindful eating and plant-based cooking along with coaching the benefits of healthy lifestyle for 15 years. She can be contacted with questions at mazie@acworth-wellness.com.

STUDENTS:  PLEASE NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES TO BE WORN IN THE KITCHEN DURING COOKING CLASSES.  THANK YOU.

Plant-Based Cooking for Beginners




Code: F21-508
Price: $49.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: Thursday, 7-8:30PM
Start Date: 9/24/20
Fees: $49.00 PLUS A $10.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

Plant-based Cooking focuses on foods primarily from plants. This includes not only fruits and vegetables, but also nuts, seeds, oils, whole grains, legumes, and beans. It doesn't mean that you are vegetarian or vegan and never eat meat or dairy necessarily.  Plant-based eating has been linked to a number of health benefits, including reducing your risk of heart disease, certain cancers, obesity, diabetes, and cognitive decline. Bring your questions, to-go containers and be ready to eat your way to health!

Chef Hollenbaugh has been teaching mindful eating and plant-based cooking along with coaching the benefits of healthy lifestyle for 15 years. She can be contacted with questions at mazie@acworth-wellness.com.

STUDENTS:  PLEASE NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES TO BE WORN IN THE KITCHEN DURING COOKING CLASSES.  THANK YOU.

Plant-Based Cooking for Beginners




Code: F21-508N
Price: $49.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: Thursday, 7-8:30PM
Start Date: 11/19/20
Fees: $49.00 PLUS A $10.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

Plant-based Cooking focuses on foods primarily from plants. This includes not only fruits and vegetables, but also nuts, seeds, oils, whole grains, legumes, and beans. It doesn't mean that you are vegetarian or vegan and never eat meat or dairy necessarily.  Plant-based eating has been linked to a number of health benefits, including reducing your risk of heart disease, certain cancers, obesity, diabetes, and cognitive decline. Bring your questions, to-go containers and be ready to eat your way to health!

Chef Hollenbaugh has been teaching mindful eating and plant-based cooking along with coaching the benefits of healthy lifestyle for 15 years. She can be contacted with questions at mazie@acworth-wellness.com.

STUDENTS:  PLEASE NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES TO BE WORN IN THE KITCHEN DURING COOKING CLASSES.  THANK YOU.

Intermittent Fasting




Code: F21-507oct
Price: $49.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: Tuesday, 7PM-8:30PM
Start Date: 10/20/20
Fees: $49.00 PLUS A $10.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

Intermittent Fasting: What is it? Is it right for me?

In this class, we will learn how to control time instead of calories and exactly how to incorporate intermittent fasting into your daily living. Explore which type of fasting is right for you: 16:8, 5:2 or OMAD, while we snack on examples of nutrient-dense foods that can make the transition easy. If you have questions, this is the class to bring them to! You will learn if intermittent fasting is right for you and if it is, how to incorporate the program instantly when you leave.

FEE: $10 materials fee payable to the instructor.

INSTRUCTOR: Mazie Hollenbaugh is a Nutritionist and a Wellness Educator who has been teaching holistic health classes for more than 15 years. Using Yoga and MBSR along with mindful eating & plant-based cooking. Students will leave with a full belly, full mind, and energized spirit. Contact Mazie with any questions at mazie@acworth-wellness.com.

Intermittent Fasting




Code: F21-507N
Price: $49.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: Tuesday, 7PM-8:30PM
Start Date: 11/17/20
Fees: $49.00 PLUS A $10.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

Intermittent Fasting: What is it? Is it right for me?

In this class, we will learn how to control time instead of calories and exactly how to incorporate intermittent fasting into your daily living. Explore which type of fasting is right for you: 16:8, 5:2 or OMAD, while we snack on examples of nutrient-dense foods that can make the transition easy. If you have questions, this is the class to bring them to! You will learn if intermittent fasting is right for you and if it is, how to incorporate the program instantly when you leave.

FEE: $10 materials fee payable to the instructor.

INSTRUCTOR: Mazie Hollenbaugh is a Nutritionist and a Wellness Educator who has been teaching holistic health classes for more than 15 years. Using Yoga and MBSR along with mindful eating & plant-based cooking. Students will leave with a full belly, full mind, and energized spirit. Contact Mazie with any questions at mazie@acworth-wellness.com.

Plant-Based Cooking for the HOLIDAYS




Code: F21-509
Price: $49.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: Thursday, 7-8:30PM
Start Date: 12/3/20
Fees: $49.00 PLUS A $10.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

You can have your plant-based cake, and eat it, too! In this class, we will explore some favorite whole food plant-based holiday recipes for you to enjoy with family and friends during the holiday season.

Chef Hollenbaugh has been teaching mindful eating and plant-based cooking along with coaching the benefits of healthy lifestyle for 15 years. She can be contacted with questions at mazie@acworth-wellness.com.

STUDENTS:  PLEASE NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES TO BE WORN IN THE KITCHEN DURING COOKING CLASSES.  THANK YOU.

Thanksgiving Sides




Code: F21-250
Price: $59.00

Instructor: Chef Colby Rottler, Private Chef and Honor Graduate of Johnson and Wales University Culinary Arts Program.
Day/Time: Tuesday, 5:30-8:30
Start Date: November 10, 2020.
Fees: $59.00 dollars Plus $20 material fee payable to the Instructor.
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

Thanksgiving Sides - This class will explore the creations of stuffings, both onion and traditional.  We will also prepare different types of traditional vegetables using herbs and spices.
Parker house rolls, butter milk Boursin potatoes, Pecan Pie, Brussels sprouts, gravy, green bean casserole.  

Thanksgiving Sides




Code: F21-251
Price: $59.00

Instructor: Chef Colby Rottler, Private Chef and Honor Graduate of Johnson and Wales University Culinary Arts Program.
Day/Time: TUESDAY, 5:30-8:30PM
Start Date: November 17, 2020.
Fees: $59.00 dollars Plus $20 material fee payable to the Instructor.
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

Thanksgiving Sides - The class will explore the creations of stuffings, both onion and traditional.
We will also, prepare different types of traditional vegetables using herbs and spices.
Parker house rolls, buttermilk Boursin potatoes, pecan pie, Brussel sprouts, gravy, green bean casserole.

European Pastry Series




Code: F21-252
Price: $150.00

Instructor: Chef Phillip Caramello
Day/Time: Thursdays, 5:30PM-8:30PM
Start Date: 10/1/20, 10/8/20, 10/15/20, 10/22/20
Fees: $150 + $25 materials fee payable to the instructor
Number of Class Meetings: 4 sessions

Course Description:

A Sweet Class! Focused on European Desserts with an emphasis on classical French and Italian pastries. You will learn everything from eclairs to fresh fruit tarts and tiramisu, even delectable chocolate truffles and French macarons. recipies will accompany all your sugary creations.

Instructor: with over 20 years of expertise in the pastry arts field, Executive Pastry Chef Phillip Caramello currently works at Cuisine Chez Vous in Boston, MA. In addition to having an extensive resume, has also made TV appearances on Food Network's "Sweet Genius" and recenlty "Chopped Sweets." Chef Caramello will be delighted to share his passion for baking with you.

Pies, Tarts and Crumbles




Code: F21-253
Price: $59.00

Instructor: Chef Phillip Caramello
Day/Time: WEDNESDAY, 5:30-8:30PM
Start Date: 11/18/20
Fees: $59.00 plus $20 materials fee payable to the Instructor
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

Just in time for Thanksgiving! Learn how to make sweet dough and pie crust dough. Make classic fillings like apple, pumpkin and pecan. You'll leave with recipes and the know-how to make some classic baked goods for the whole family.

Instructor: with over 20 years of expertise in the pastry arts field, Executive Pastry Chef Phillip Caramello currently works at Cuisine Chez Vous in Boston, MA. In addition to having an extensive resume, has also made TV appearances on Food Network's "Sweet Genius" and recenlty "Chopped Sweets." Chef Caramello will be delighted to share his passion for baking with you.

Holiday Cookie Decorating




Code: F21-254
Price: $59.00

Instructor: Chef Phillip Caramello
Day/Time: WEDNESDAY, 5:30-8:30PM
Start Date: 12/16/20
Fees: $59.00 plus $20 materials fee payable to the Instructor
Number of Class Meetings: 1 session

Course Description:

For this festive time of year, learn how to make gingerbread cookies and sugar cookie cutouts. We will finish by learning how to make & mix royal icing to different consistencies to decorate the cookies properly. You will leave the course with recipes as well as taking home your creations.

Instructor: with over 20 years of expertise in the pastry arts field, Executive Pastry Chef Phillip Caramello currently works at Cuisine Chez Vous in Boston, MA. In addition to having an extensive resume, has also made TV appearances on Food Network's "Sweet Genius" and recenlty "Chopped Sweets." Chef Caramello will be delighted to share his passion for baking with you.