Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration

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

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Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration

American Culinary FederationTake Culinary Out of the Kitchen - The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration 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.

Our History


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Re-opens Wednesday October 31st
Days of operation: 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. -11 a.m.


Culinary Bootcamp will not be held this year, as the kitchen is undergoing renovation.  However, it will be back in 2019



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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 Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration. 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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