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 - THIS CLASS IS FULL - DO NOT REGISTER.




Code: F20-236
Price: $29.00

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 24, 2019 THIS CLASS IS FULL AS OF 9/23/19.
Fees: $29.00 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.

Healthy Cooking




Code: F20-255
Price: $29.00

Instructor: Chef Colby Rottler, Private Chef and Honor Graduate of Johnson & Wales University Culinary Arts Program.
Day/Time: TUESDAY, 5:30-8:30
Start Date: OCTOBER 1, 2019.
Fees: 29.00 plus $20.00 cash materials fee payable to the instructor
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

This cooking class will introduce the participants to a low calorie, healthy way to cook.  The class will demonstrate cooking methods using local ingredients along with herbs and spices to add great flavors.  You will prepare appetizers, salads, soup, entrees, along with vegetables and a starch.  Them meal will finish with a low calorie, great tasting dessert.  Discussion will be on how to lower calories and retain taste in recipes.  Bring containers to take home great food you prepared.  ALL COOKING CLASSES STUDENTS ARE TO WEAR NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES PLEASE.

DELICIOUS SALMON DINNER




Code: F20-202
Price: $29.00

Instructor: Manual Andrade, Owner of Healthy Chef Caters.Inc, Certificate from Culinary Boot Camp, Culinary Institute of America.
Day/Time: MONDAY, 5:30-8:30 PM
Start Date: October 7, 2019.
Fees: $29.00 PLUS A $20.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

NEW!  DELICIOUS SALMON DINNER - Learn to prepare a delicious and yet healthy grilled salmon with orange-thyme butter dinner.
Wild Rice Pilaf with dried cranberries, roasted Corn Succotash and a seasonal fruit crisp completes the meal.  Enjoy what you prepare.  
Recipes included.  Fee:  $29.00 dollars PLUS a $20.00 material Fee payable to the Instructor.
STUDENTS - NO OPEN TOE SANDALS /SHOES ARE TO BE WORN WHILE COOKING.

ELEGANT & AFFORDABLE CHICKEN DINNER




Code: F20-241
Price: $29.00

Instructor: Manual Andrade, Certificate from Culinary Boot Camp, Culinary Institute of America.
Day/Time: Monday, 5:30-8:30PM
Start Date: October 21, 2019.
Fees: $29.00 PLUS A $20.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

NEW!  ELEGANT AND AFFORDABLE CHICKEN DINNER - Enjoy cooking a Sage Chicken Dinner with whipped sweet potatoes and roasted herbed root vegetables.
For desert prepare a mouth-watering Bread Pudding with Rum Creme Anglaise.  Enjoy what you prepare.  Recipes included.
Fee:  $29.00 dollars PLUS $20 material Fee payable to the Instructor.
ALL COOKING CLASSES STUDENTS ARE TO WEAR NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES.

NEW! VEGGIE DELIGHT




Code: F20-203
Price: $29.00

Instructor: Manual Andrade, Certificate from Culinary Boot Camp, Culinary Institute of America.
Day/Time: Monday, 5:30-8:30PM
Start Date: November 4, 2019.
Fees: $29.00, PLUS A $20.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR.
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

NEW!  VEGGIE DELIGHT - Veggies are delicious, nutritious and satisfying when prepared by Chef Manny.  Enjoy cooking Okra Stewed with Tomatoes, Grilled Zucchini and Sicilian Style Spinach.  Enjoy what you prepare.  Recipes included.
ALL COOKING CLASSES STUDENTS ARE TO WEAR NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES.

Southern New Orleans Cooking




Code: F20-833
Price: $29.00

Instructor: Chef Colby Rottler, Private Chef and Honor Graduate of Johnson and Wales University Culinary Arts Program.
Day/Time: TUESDAY, 5:30-8:30 PM
Start Date: October 15, 2019.
Fees: $29.00, PLUS A $20.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR.
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

SOUTHERN NEW ORLEANS COOKING - LEARN to cook favorite New Orleans dishes such as Jambalaya, Dirty Rice, Red Beans, and rice with smoked sausage, chicken andouille gumbo, sauteed shrimp Po-Boy and warm bread pudding with whiskey sauce.  
ALL COOKING CLASSES STUDENTS ARE ASKED NOT TO WEAR OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES.  THANK YOU.

COOKING WITH WHOLE FOODS




Code: F20-500
Price: $29.00

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, 5:30-8:30PM
Start Date: September 17, 2019.
Fees: $29.00 PLUS A $15.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

Cooking with Whole Foods - The focus will teach the developing Whole Foodie how to balance the flavors (salt, sweet, sour, bitter, and pungent and astringent) by incorporating them into delicious meals with supportive health properties.  
Students will discover their own innate taste buds and create dishes with natural salts, salt substitutes, and natural sugars, and they learn how to minimize the use of processed ingredients.  Students learn to optimize flavor/tast for various
health concerns.  The class will discuss how to adjust favorite recipes and create tasty dishes of healthy sweets and salts.  STUDENTS:  NO OPEN TOE SHOES/SANDALS TO BE WORN IN THE KITCHEN.  FOR SAFETY PURPOSES.  THANK YOU.


NEW! Whole Foods That Heal - CLASS CANCELLED




Code: F20-501
Price: $29.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: CLASS CANCELLED.
Start Date: CLASS CANCELLED.
Fees: $29.00, PLUS A $15 CASH MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR.
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

NEW!  Whole Foods That Heal

The focus of this class is to create medicinal and healing food preparations.  This class also expands the student’s food pharmacy, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food, “Hippocrates.  Students will learn the application of raw foods, how to balance raw food flavors and experience the benefits of a dehydrator, sprouting, and juicing to create nutrient-dense meals.  Students build confidence improvising and adapting raw foods cooking.  STUDENTS:  NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES TO BE WORN IN THE KITCHEN AT ALL TIMES.  FOR SAFETY REASONS.  THANK YOU.

Fee: $29 plus $15 material fee payable to Instructor.

Instructor:  Mazie Hollenbaugh, certified yoga therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher and holds a masters in Integrative Health and Nutrition.

NEW! THE TOFU CLASS




Code: F20-502
Price: $29.00

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, 5:30-8:30PM
Start Date: October 22, 2019.
Fees: $29.00 PLUS A $15.00 CASH MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

NEW!  The Tofu Class

Most proteins – like chicken, steak, and pork – are delicious even when they’re seasoned with only salt and pepper.  Too bad you can’t say the same about tofu.  Sure, the soy protein is good for you, but often times it tastes that way: boringly bland.  The good news is that you can turn it into food you want to eat.  This class will teach quick and easy tofu recipes that YOU WILL LOVE TO EAT!  Once you learn the secret to cooking and preparing tofu, you can rest assured knowing your working toward a healthier version of you!  No worrying about the increased risk of cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol or extra pounds.  STUDENTS PLEASE NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES TO BE WORN IN THE KITCHEN DURING COOKING CLASSES.  THANK YOU.

NEW! PLANT-BASED POWER CLASS




Code: F20-503
Price: $29.00

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, 5:30-8:30PM
Start Date: September 10, 2019.
Fees: $29.00 PLUS A $15.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

NEW!  Plant Based Power Class

This class will provide a basic knowledge of plant-based cooking and recipe planning.  It’ll give you the what, when, where and how.  It’ll answer the question, “where will I get my protein?”  You’ll leave with a shopping list and one week plan to kick start your way to healthy!

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

NEW! PLANT-BASED SNACKS




Code: S20-504
Price: $29.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: WEDNESDAY, 9:30AM-12:30
Start Date: August 7, 2019.
Fees: $29.00 PLUS A $15.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

No drive-thru needed!  This class will provide the tips to travel, eat on the run (not recommended but life happens!)  and stay on track when incorporating plant-based eating into our processed meat-eating world.  The key is to prepare for the worst and eat the best!  It’ll include plant-based restaurant apps, tips for shopping at 7-11 and samples of great plant-based packaged options.

NEW! MINDFUL EATING - CLASS CANCELLED




Code: S20-505
Price: $29.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: MONDAY, 9:30AM-12:30PM
Start Date: CLASS CANCELLED.
Fees: $29.00 PLUS A $15.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

NEW!  Mindful Eating

This mindful eating class will integrate a meditation practice with the science of habits, specifically eating habits.  Why and how we form them and how we can work to change them.  This class is for anyone who finds themselves eating mindlessly, resulting in feeling out of control and unsatiated with their food choices.  This class is for anyone who wants to feel better after leaving the dinner table; Mindful Eating will provide practical tools to take and use anywhere.

Upon completion of this course:

-You will have a full understanding of the principles of mindful eating, mindless eating, self-compassion and body image.

- You will apply the findings from Mindful Eating research and resources to create a Mindful Eating plan you can implement on your own time and at your own pace.

- You will work with a supportive group to develop solid mindfulness skills to gain control over your eating enabling you to confidently move forward in achieving your health goals.

NEW! PLANT BASED SNACKS/PARTY FOODS




Code: F20-506
Price: $29.00

Instructor: Mazie Hollenbaugh, Certified Yoga Therapist, Mind Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher and holds a Master's in Integrative Health and Nutrition.
Day/Time: Tues, 5:30-8:30pm
Start Date: November 12, 2019.
Fees: $29.00 PLUS A $15.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

New Plant Based Snacks/Party Foods

No drive-thru needed!  This class will provide the tips to travel, eat on the run (not recommended but life happens!)  and stay on track when incorporating plant-based eating into our processed meat-eating world.  The key is to prepare for the worst and eat the best!  It’ll include plant-based restaurant apps, tips for shopping at 7-11 and samples of great plant-based packaged options.  STUDENTS:  PLEASE NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SHOES TO BE WORN IN THE KITCHEN DURING COOKING CLASSES.  THANK YOU.

NEW! Scrumptious Italian




Code: F20-248
Price: $29.00

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: October 29, 2019.
Fees: $29.00 PLUS A $20.00 MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR
Number of Class Meetings: 1 Session

Course Description:

NEW!  SCRUMPTIOUS ITALIAN - Prepare scrumptious Italian including:  Gingerbread biscotti, Italian wedding soup, Sauce bolognaise, Chicken Piccata, Italian salad, Meatballs and sausage with sauce and spaghetti, Italian flat bread with fontina and prosciutto and Shrimp Scampi and linguine.  Recipes included.  STUDENTS:  NO OPEN TOE SANDALS/SNEAKERS/SHOES IN THE KITCHEN DURING COOKING CLASSES.  WE DEAL WITH HOT LIQUIDS, HEAVY PANS AND KNIVES.  THANK YOU.