Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College is hosting information sessions about its Culinary Arts associate degree program. The free sessions will be held at the PVCC Jefferson School Center, 233 Fourth St. NW, in downtown Charlottesville on the following dates:
- Saturday, June 21, 10 a.m., Rm. J127
- Tuesday, June 24, 6 p.m., Rm. J111
- Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m., Rm. J112
- Thursday, July 17, 10 a.m., Rm. J112
- Friday, Aug. 1, 10 a.m., Rm. J112
Attendance is required at one of the sessions for any new student interested in beginning PVCC’s Culinary Arts degree program. The session will cover class descriptions, tips for success in the program, student materials and supplies, and instructions for meeting with a Culinary Arts faculty member to register for classes. Attendees will tour PVCC’s culinary teaching facilities, meet Associate Professor of Culinary Arts Eric Breckoff and meet students currently enrolled in the program. Registration for the sessions is not required.
Graduates of the new culinary arts program will be prepared for entry-level jobs as caterers, chefs, food service managers, bakers and more. The program includes credit classes in food preparation, foodservice management, nutrition, safety and sanitation and hospitality industry computer systems. See www.pvcc.edu/culinary for more information or contact Marya Choby, CTE coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 434.961.5358.