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The UAA Community & Technical College builds Alaska’s workforce and fosters student success through quality education and technical training.

Explore Programs in the Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Restaurant Management Division

Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Restaurant Management

American Culinary FederationTake Culinary Out of the Kitchen - The Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Restaurant Management Division is the premier training center for Alaska's hospitality and tourism industry. Our programs help students acquire the culinary skills, management skills, and hospitality finesse needed to develop a career in the expanding hospitality and foodservice industry. 

Accreditation: The Culinary Arts AAS program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's Accrediting Commission.

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Days of operation:  Tuesday and Thursdays 9 a.m. -11 a.m.


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Visit Lucy's, our on-campus restaurant, for fine dining brought to you by the UAA Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Restaurant Management students.

Amazing Stories 

These headlines showcase the amazing stories taking place in the Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Restaurant Management Division. The stories have appeared in CTC Insider, the news blog of the UAA Community & Technical College, Green & Gold News, the news blog of the University of Alaska Anchorage, as well as other local or industry news sources.

News Stories

  • UAA alumni behind the wheel of Alaska tourism

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    In a calendar year, tourists could soon outnumber Alaska residents three to one. Many UAA graduates find careers in tourism.

  • Local chef serves up Parisian sweet treats

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    Sam Wagner honed her skills in the Cuddy Kitchens before starting with Sweet Caribou.

  • Culinary Boot Camp: It’s all about technique and stamina

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    Students from small village schools along the Kuskokwim River attended a week of Culinary Boot Camp.

  • A semester under the Tuscan sun

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    Since 2007, UAA culinary arts students have been studying abroad at Florence University of the Arts in Italy.

  • Princess and Holland America donate $1 million to UA programs, facilities

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    Princess Cruise Lines and Holland America together donated $1 million to UAA. Part of the gift is for hospitality training.

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