Culinary Arts and Management

Award: Associate of Applied Science Degree
Major: Culinary Arts and Management

(Partnership Program awarded at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College)
Additional Program Information:

Possible occupations for graduates: pastry chef, broiler cook, restaurant owner, food service manager, caterer, and sous chef.

The Culinary Arts and Management Associate of Applied Science degree program is a partnership program with Dabney S. Lancaster Community College. Students complete 27 credits of general education courses at Blue Ridge Community College and subsequently complete the remaining program requirements at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College. Students will gain the skills needed to begin, or advance in, the specialty field of Culinary Arts and Management. In addition to food preparation principles and practice, students will also become knowledgeable about the management of food and beverage service operations.

For information about general education requirements at BRCC, go to or contact Ms. Beth Styers in the Academic Advising Center. For additional information about the Culinary Arts and Management program, contact Dr. Phil McManus at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College at 540-863-2931.