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Culinary

Culinary Arts

Earn skills and learn techniques that will prepare you to enter the high-demand culinary arts career field.

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About the Program

The Grayson College Culinary Arts Program combines a solid academic foundation with transformative practical experience at a more value-conscience tuition rate than other culinary programs.

Through a combination of theory and hands-on courses, students will gain the skills and knowledge they need to enter the hospitality industry and elevate their careers in the future. With smaller class sizes and experienced instructors, students get a more personal approach to learning. Students learn in unique environments such as the Six Ninety One Restaurant at Grayson College, a required practicum field experience, and the option of joining the student culinary competition team.

The Culinary Arts associate degree and certificate programs are accredited by the America Culinary Federation Education Foundation accreditation commission.

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Mission

The Mission of Grayson College is Student Success!

Culinary Art's Mission is to provide an environment for students to acquire the skills, knowledge, creativity and ethical values to increase their success in the rapidly changing, culturally diverse culinary and restaurant professions.

Program Focus

  • Knife Skills
  • Classical Technique
  • Safety and Sanitation
  • Business
Culinary and Hospitality Catalog Page

Student Life

Students at Grayson College have the opportunity to learn and socialize both in and outside of the classroom. Grayson offers a beautiful campus in the heart of Grayson County, with winning athletic teams, student clubs, and organized activities.

Staff & Faculty

Students learn under the supervision of an experienced, award-winning faculty. Chef Rusty Weatherly was named 2020 Chef Educator of the Year, and Chef Joanna Bryant has coached the past four Texas Student Chefs of the Year winners.

Career Information


Have questions related to a career in this field? Visit our Career Center or contact Corey Leird, Grayson's Career and Pathway Coach.

Get Hired by the Best

Grayson College Culinary Arts students are well-equipped to enter the workforce and work at a variety of local businesses