Weather Closure

University of Alaska Anchorage campus will be closed September 24, 2021 beginning at 6:40 AM, due to weather. Students and employees should check their email for more information. The university will remain closed for the weekend and reopen on Monday morning.

The Alaska Airlines Center will be open Saturday, September 25, for the home volleyball match that afternoon.

Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration

  • Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration

    The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration Division helps students acquire the culinary skills, management skills, and hospitality finesse for a career in the hospitality and food service industry.



Classes begin on August 23rd! 


I hope you're hungry for some delicious baked goods! Mark your calendars, the Bakery Cart opens September 2nd!  

The Bakery Cart is opening on September 2nd! 


Mark you calendars for Wednesday's and Thursday's to make sure you get our delicous fresh baked goods created by our talented culinary arts students. 

You can place your order online through MobileBytes. The Bakery Cart is open from 10 am-12 pm. Online ordering will open at 9:45 am and close at 11:45 am. You can pick up your treats 15 minutes after you submit your order. You will not be able to pick up your order before 10 am. Please pull up curbside outside of Cuddy Hall (3400 Seawolf Drive) and call 786-1122 with your name and vehicle identification and we will bring your order to you. Please do not enter Lucy's. Orders must be picked up by noon. Please wear a mask!

The Bakery Cart is run by students in CA A111 Bakery Skills Development Labratory. Please be patient and understanding as our students learn to navigate the ins and outs of running the cart. We appreciate your continued support!  



People lined up to purchase baked goods from UAA Culinary Students bakery cart


We offer a variety of 1-credit hands-on courses that are open to the community and all UAA students, staff, and faculty. Our courses are fun, engaging, and hands-on. All equipment and product are provided for students enrolled in these courses.

UAA works hard to keep students safe by following all municipal, state, and CDC mandates. Our hands-on courses have a limited capacity to ensure proper social distancing. Masks are mandatory in class.
If you have any questions on how to register for classes as a degree-seeking or non-degree seeking student contact Whitney Flores
  •   Summer Offering: Food Truck Basics 6/24 - 7/31
    Summer Semester

    This is a asynchronous online course. 

    This course provides an introduction to food truck start-ups and management. This course covers truck selection, equipment and maintenance, health codes, permitting, licensing and legal considerations, menu development, marketing, site selection, vendor associations, and concept development.

  • Fall Offering: Basic & Classic Cakes 10/8-10/16
    Fall Semester

    Course runs Fridays 5:30 pm-3 pm, Saturdays 10 am-4 pm

    This class will focus on how to bake the perfect cake and how to frost it beautifully with traditional buttercream icing! Learn how to make a variety of buttercreams to encase your cake in and create eye-appealing piped garnishes to include flowers, ribbons and so much more. 

  •  Fall Offering: South East Asian Cuisine 11/6-11/20
    Fall Semester

    Course runs Saturdays 10 am-4 pm

    Explore the regional cuisines of Vietnam, Thailand and other SE Asian countries in this 3 class series. Learn ingredient identification and techniques to master this wonderful cuisine. 


Culinary Boot Camp for Youth

Culinary boot camp

We regret to inform you that Culinary Boot Camp for Summer 2021 is cancelled. We hope to see you next summer! 


Celebrity Chef Invitational v2.0!

 We are pleased to announce the launch of the Celebrity Chef Invitational v2.0 website! This year we would like to thank you for all of your support over the past 27 years of CCI and look forward to your continued support into the future. 

As our lives are impacted by COVID-19 on many different levels, we feel this is an opportune time to show you the results of your donations…past, present and future! Visit the website for monthly highlights in the form of short videos, photos and stories of the Culinary Arts program, students and alumni, and our supporters.

Visit our CCI Crowdfunding page to see what's happening in our program and how you can help support our current culinary and hospitality students. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please email Chef Kellie Puff at

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Lucy's Restaraunt at UAA logo

Photo of the outside of Lucy's Restaraunt at UAA

Enjoy an elegant meal at UAA's student-run restaurant, Lucy's. Our Culinary Arts students develop sophisticated menus and provide an excellent fine dining experience on campus. 





Contact Us

Faculty & Staff Directory

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Administration Division
University of Alaska Anchorage
3400 Seawolf Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
United States
Tel: (907) 786-1487
Fax: (907) 786-1402