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Food Service & Hospitality (Culinary Arts)

Our Food Service and Hospitality is a 692-hour program that takes three (3) quarters to complete which is approximately twenty-nine (29) weeks long.


The following is a list of all the classes in the program that are required to receive a certificate in the Food Service and Hospitality.  Students must have black spill/oil resistant shoes.


Food Service and Hospitality Modules:

     • Culinary Foundation I
           • California Food Handlers
     • Advanced Culinary/International Cuisines
     • Restaurant Management and Operations



Assessment in reading.


Class Fees:

Estimated total cost, includes books, uniform and professional knives is $4,943.93.  Students must have black spill/oil resistant shoes.


Class Days and Times:

     • Culinary Foundation I-
              Monday - Thursday- 11:30 am- 3:30 pm, Friday 11:30am- 2:00 pm
     • Advanced Culinary/International Cuisines- 
              Monday - Friday 8:00 am- 1:30 pm
     • Restaurant Management and Operations-
               Monday- Friday 9:00 am- 2:30 pm


Class Location:

Adult Career Training (ACT) Center

4640 North Maine Avenue

Baldwin Park, CA 91706


BPACE Culinary Arts Center Extension Campus

2000 Badillo Avenue

West Covina, CA 91790


BPACE - Student Accident Insurance:

Student Accident Insurance is required for all students enrolled in Career Technical Education (CTE) programs, containing a clinical component and other programs with a safety requirement.  The fee must be paid each year of enrollment (July 2022 to June 2023 - $15.00)


Financial Aid:

Financial Aid services are available.  A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid.  Federal Pell Grants usually are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree.  Grants start from $692.00 to $6,895.00 and students are able to apply online (click this link to go to our Financial Aid Section).


Discrimination Policy:

BPUSD Adult and Community Education programs and activities shall be free from discrimination based on gender, actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, or age, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.  If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the principal, designee at the school office or District Office at (626) 962-3311 (BP4010).