313 W Valentine
Glendive MT 59330


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Culinary Arts

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The last five years culinary night classes and workshops have been taught by chef Garth Clingingsmith through Dawson Community College. He has now accepted an offer to join a fellow chef and friend at his successful restaurant in Boston.

The DCC's new administration is looking a culinary program with many exit points depending on the skills and the need in the MonDak region, from chefs for man camps to institutions and restaurants. Training may be as short as Serve-Safe for fast food workers to a one-year certificate program and a two-year associate degree in Culinary Arts. Culinary classes will train chefs to work with local growers and producers as well as gain skills in food preparation, safety, and food service management. Click here for a draft of the curriculum for the Prairie Academy of Culinary Arts Associate Degree at Dawson Community College.

A win-win for all…

Associates of Culinary Arts Outcomes

The Associate of Culinary Arts degree will provide the initial education and training that a future food service worker needs to be productive at the mid-level in local food systems and food service outlets of any kind. The curriculum will combine a thorough academic component with a strong practical, hands-on, skills-based instruction appropriate for a well trained cook.

The program will:

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Farm-to-Table, 313 W Valentine, Glendive MT 59330 · · 406-377-4284
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