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Get a Culinary Degree at Oregon’s Best Culinary Arts School – National Champions!
Superior culinary education begins with hands-on training in state-of-the-art kitchens. Our individualized approach will help you gain the confidence necessary to move ahead in a fulfilling career with a culinary degree.
Master culinary skills with certified chef instructors to help you every step of the way. Learn basic knife skills to advanced Garde Manger training. This solid foundation helps you to prepare for a successful career, at a fraction of the cost of other culinary schools.
OCCI offers you hands-on opportunities to learn the latest culinary skills in our state-of-the-art facility. The culinary field is continuing to grow and trained chefs are in demand. Start your culinary journey by requesting a tour today! We offer degree programs in culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and management. As part of Southwestern Oregon Community College, we are able to offer you an affordable culinary degree program with all of the amenities that come with being a part of Southwestern’s college campus. Best of all, our programs can be completed in 18 months. Don’t wait to start your culinary career.
- Certified chefs help you every step of the way
- Culinary programs can be completed in 18 months
- Individualized, hands-on learning in professional kitchens
- Affordable programs get you career ready
- Part of Southwestern Oregon Community College
- All the amenities of a college campus
- Student housing
- Scholarships and Financial Aid available
Start Your Culinary Career At OCCI
At OCCI a superior culinary arts program is our main ingredient.
Our certified chefs and instructors have years of professional experience, accompanied by first-hand knowledge of what leading food service employers are looking for in graduates.
At OCCI you’ll master culinary skills with professional chefs to help you every step of the way. Our programs are designed to cater to diverse career paths.
We Have Many Programs For You to Choose From
Whether you are interested in Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts or want to go into Culinary or Baking Management this is the school for you. Check out our programs below.
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For application and fee information or any other questions, text OCCI or call 541-240-8227. You can also email us.
Our short, intensive, program offers individualized, hands-on learning in state-of-the-art kitchens. Our professional chefs help you every step of the way. Study the fundamentals of classical and contemporary cuisine. You will develop skills in Garde Manger and a la carte cooking. After completing a year of coursework, you’ll move to a 3-6 month externship. Upon program completion you will recieve an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and have the necessary training to work in a variety of establishments.
Baking & Pastry Arts
From traditional bread baking to beautiful desserts, you’ll learn baking skills in our state-of-the-art kitchens. Students will also learn to use sugar, syrups, icings, and chocolate. You’ll study a broad foundation of baking and pastry theory and get practical training necessary for success in the food service industry. After completing a year of coursework you’ll move on to a 3-6 month externship. Upon program completion you will receive an Associate of Applied Science in Baking and Pastry Arts.
Baking & Pastry Arts
Baking & Pastry Arts
Culinary or Baking Management
Culinary Arts or Baking & Pastry Arts students can complete an additional 27 academic credits during the final terms of their program. You are then eligible to transfer to Southern Oregon University to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
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