Culinary Career Academy

  • School For Culinary Arts

    Participants in the School for Culinary Arts focuson the skills necessary to obtain employment inthe field of culinary arts as a prep cook, line cook or higher administrative position such as sous chef or executive chef. Participants will learn the fundamentals of culinary arts including, but not limited to, the use of specific tools, techniques and skills necessary to achieve employment in cold food preparations, hot food preparations, sauce, soup, stock and vegetable cookery. Each participant will learn techniques to produce savory food items that incorporate vegetable and starch cookery as well as meat fabrication and entréebased cooking techniques. This is an essential institute for anyone interested to work in the culinary field.


  • Course length: 35 Sessions / 140 Hours
    Tuition:  $2,700

    Payment plans with no finance charges are available


  • The Culinary Institute

    Adult Career and Technical Education Training presents the Culinary Institute. This program is an exciting, professional level, fast paced culinary arts program for adults. Students enrolled in these courses, designed by professional chefs, will learn the art and science of quality food preparation and service. The Barry Tech learning environment has been praised by industry experts as having one of the most sophisticated facilities in the country. Aspiring chefs will be immersed in a competitive, accelerated training program. Students will develop a solid foundation of the basic requirements necessary for work in the fast paced culinary industry. Not only will students learn all the basic and advanced techniques, but they will also learn safety, sanitation, and nutrition.

    At less than half the cost of most colleges and certificate programs, the courses include uniforms, books and cutlery.

Career Technical Education

  • Adult Education Career and Technical Education

    Michele Cohen, Principal
    mcohen1@nasboces.org
    516-622-6870

    Evening Program Office:
    adultreg@nasboces.org
    516-622-6950

    If you are a Nassau BOCES employee, retiree or alumni of Barry Tech ask about a discount for our programs.