Culinary Arts Specialist Program

Medical Assistant Clinical
April 8, 2019
Patient Care Technician
April 8, 2019

Culinary Arts Kitchen
266 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103


Length of Program: 900 hours (6 months)

The Culinary Arts Specialist Program is designed to provide a quality education for individuals who wish to pursue a career in the service industry. Students are trained in the areas of food preparation, workplace skills, customer service, nutrition, entrepreneurship and safe and efficient work practices.

Instructors are familiar with industry trends, possess the required educational attainments and are very knowledgeable about the culinary industry.

Program Requirements:

  • All students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have received one booster shot
  • All students will get tested for COVID-19 weekly
  • All students must have a negative TB test
  • All students must be at least 18 years of age on or before the first day of class
  • All students must have a high school diploma or equivalent (Prospective students without a high school diploma who are 16 to 24 years old are eligible for a free High School Equivalency/GED program through NCCTI. Those over age 24 can enroll in the New Community Adult Learning Center High School Equivalency (HSE) Program.)
  • All students must have a valid state ID

Program Includes:

  • Classroom lecture
  • Practical hands-on assignments
  • Work-based learning initiatives
  • Employability skills training
  • Job placement assistance
  • Financial coaching through the Financial Opportunity Center (FOC)

Key Program Outcomes:

  • Career pathways in an in-demand occupation
  • Provides industry recognized ServSafe credentials
  • First Aid and CPR industry certifications
  • Connection to a host of employers

New Community Career and Technical Institute’s mission is to improve the quality of life of all students through education and occupational training in a community that fosters life-long learning.