Welcome to the Culinary Arts Program!

Whether you’re interested in Culinary Arts or Pastry Arts,  you are about to embark on a culinary journey that will prepare you for a competitive job market. You will find we offer a well‐rounded, comprehensive education to get you industry ready. Good Luck!

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Ready to start your Culinary or Pastry education? We’re here to help guide you.

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Attention all Culinary and Pastry Arts Students

Due to our current events, all ACC campuses will be closed to students until May 31st. All Spring 2020 classes will resume on March 30th in an online format only. We hope that everyone is monitoring their ACCmail accounts for updates from the college, their instructors, and the department.

For additional questions and FAQ, please visit ACC’s Coronavirus – Student Information page. For additional student resources including assistance in obtaining basic household supplies, check out our Covid-19 Resource page.

The Culinary Arts Faculty and Staff are available via email and Google Hangouts. You are not alone in this. Please reach out to us if you have any questions.

We thank you for your patience and understanding. We are all in this together! 

Stay safe!


Summer/Fall 2020 Advising

Summer/Fall 2020 Advising has resumed as of April 30th.

Visit the Culinary Advisors page for more information.

If you have general questions about the program, feel free to contact culinary@austincc.edu.


Summer and Fall Important Dates

Summer 2020 Registration Dates
Current/Former Students – May 4th – May 29th
New ACC Students – May 4th – May 29th

Tuition Deadline: May 18th at 11:59pm

First Day of the Semester: June 1st

Fall 2020 Registration Dates
Current/Former Students – June 15th – August 21st
New ACC Students – June 15th – August 21st

Tuition Deadline: August 10, 2020 at 11:59pm

First Day of the Semester: August 24th


Culinary Arts Summer Orientation Session

Due to concerns with the Coronavirus, this session has been cancelled by the college. Please check back with us for additional updates. Thank you for your understanding.

New Culinary and Pastry students (and Hospitality students registering for CHEF 1301 Basic Food Preparation) are required to attend the Culinary Arts Orientation. You will learn about uniformtools, Code of Conduct, and helpful academic resources.

Date: Thursday, April 16th

Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Location: Eastview Campus, Building 3000, Room 3158


Culinary and Pastry Arts Club

Where can you find a place to meet your fellow culinary/pastry arts students, network, learn about volunteer opportunities and participate in fun, educational activities? Come check out our new ACC Culinary/Pastry Arts Club! We are geared to students/alumni of the ACC Culinary & Pastry Arts Programs, but any ACC Students with an interest in culinary/pastry arts are welcome to join us. Visit ACC Student Life Organization page to sign-up for the Club.

The Culinary and Pastry Arts Club is planning our first event.  Stay tuned!