Additional Culinary Arts Program Information Session July 19

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College is hosting an additional information session for its new Culinary Arts associate degree program Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m.-noon. The free session will be held at the PVCC Jefferson School Center, 233 Fourth St. NW, in downtown Charlottesville.

Information sessions are also scheduled for 10 a.m. July 17 and Aug. 1. Log on to for additional information.

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. For more information, contact Marya Choby, CTE coordinator, at or 434.961.5358.