Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts Block Program is designed to train students who wish to become culinary industry professionals for diverse food service operations. The program focuses on the preparation of casual and upscale cuisine for a variety of services, including full-service, buffet, banquet, and a la carte. Students rotate through all areas of food preparation and apply their knowledge and skills during lunch and dinner service aimed at our contemporary continental on- campus restaurants.

Program Codes

3564 Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Culinary Arts
5363 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Culinary Arts

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Program Contacts

Mark Dow, Culinary Arts Program Director
Office: AP-254
Phone: (480) 423-6241
mark.dow@scottsdalecc.edu

Gary Ward, Division Chair
Office: AP-247
Phone: (480) 423-6685
gary.ward@scottsdalecc.edu

Division Secretary
Office: AP-251
Phone: (480) 423-6578

Program Notes:

For permission to take upper-level class, email mark.dow@scottsdalecc.edu  and provide us with the following.

  • Full name
  • Student ID#
  • Course number and section of classes you would like to take
  • Brief explanation of your educational and industry background