Your culinary education at Gateway Technical College can lead to a challenging and varied career. In a single day you may be cooking, managing others, ordering food and working with advanced culinary technology. Gateway Technical College gives students an educational edge as they participate in hands-on opportunities including event catering, fine dining and food production at the college’s dining service. Gateway’s Culinary Arts associate degree program places emphasis on food purchasing, specialty food preparation, dining room operation and quantity food preparation and sanitation. Students will also learn hands-on all business aspects of restaurant operations as well as preparation of different foods.
The program is located on the Racine Campus in a newly updated and expanded kitchen and serving facility. Facilities include a new bakery with a retail outlet, allowing students to experience the entire retail baking industry. The facility also features modern equipment used in today’s restaurant industry including stoves, smoker, Alto-sham combination oven, walk-in freezer/cooler and added kitchen instructional space.