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.



Thank you to everyone that helped make CCI a success this year! We look forward to seeing you all next year! 


If you missed the November 15th application deadline, you can still apply for late admissions until December 15th. There will be a $25 fee associated. If you're interested in earning an Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Baking & Pastry Arts or Culinary Arts, you may qualify for the Fast Track Grant! Apply to find out!  


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. 

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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
  • 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. 

  •  Spring Offering: Basic & Classic Cakes 1/14-1/22
    Spring Semester

    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

  • Spring Offering: Specialty Cakes 3/18-3/26
    Spring Semester

    Build on your cake decorating skills by designing a tiered cake using fondant. Learn the art of creating beautiful flowers and decorations with fondant and gum paste. Students must have successfully completed CA A111 or CA A490 Basic & Classic Cakes with a C or better to register for this course. Email to get permission to register. 

  • Spring Offering: Culinary Media & Marketing 2/15-3/3
    Spring Semester

    This course is designed to help students create an online professional presence to successfully market their services or businesses. Students will create a digital portfolio, website, targeted social media account, and other tools to maximize visibility and reach.

  • Spring Offering: Italian Cuisine 2/19-3/5
    Spring Semester

    Prepare and cook a wide variety of regional Italian foods. This class runs three consecutive Saturdays. Students must be able to attend all classes. 


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! 

The Bakery Cart will open again in Spring 2021. Thank you so much for all your support this fall! 

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


 Celebrity Chef Invitational 

We want to thank everyone who participated in CCI this year! Thank you so much for your continued support. We look forward to next year's event. 

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Contact Us

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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