Culinary Arts Orientation

Welcome to the Culinary Arts Programs!

Now that you are an official Culinary or Pastry student, having updated your major and have been advised for Culinary/Pastry classes,
it’s time to get ready to participate in Culinary and Pastry classes.

Before you start the semester, we need you to know a few things. Below are a series of videos to prepare you for what’s to come.
As a Culinary and Pastry Student, you will need to be dressed and equipped properly for lab, know the rules of the program, and etiquette for the lab.

How to participate in Online Culinary Arts Orientation and get credit:

1. Read the information provided in each segment.
2. Watch all the video segments.
3. Follow along with the Culinary Arts Orientation Agenda.
4. Complete the orientation acknowledgement form.

Let’s get started…


Welcome Message

Here to welcome you to the program is the Department Chair of the Culinary Arts Department,
Chef Stephanie Herrington.

Important Information

Food Handlers Certificate
Jessica Oest, Academic Advisory/Culinary AOS
Activate Your ACCmail Account
Advising Forms and Information


Get Equipped

As a Culinary and Pastry student, you will need to be dressed and equipped properly to participate in lab classes.

Now you will hear from Full-Time Faculty member, Chef David Waggoner
as he discusses how to become ready for labs and culinary tutoring opportunities.

Important Information

ACC Highland Campus Bookstore
6101 Highland Campus Dr., Austin, TX 78752
Building 4000; Room 4.143.00
(512) 474-2607
Online Shopping Portal

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Mission Restaurant Supply
6509 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78752
(512) 389-1705

Students do not need to purchase a complete tool kit from one of the above listed vendors. Student can compile their own kit.
Please note all tools must be contained in a bag, knife roll, or toolbox.


Code of Conduct

As you participate in lab classes, you will need to know all rules of the kitchen.
These rules are put in place to keep you and your fellow Culinary and Pastry student safe.

Now watch this video presented by Full-Time Faculty, Chef Ellen Sternau.

Follow along with the Code of Conduct Policy.

Please sign and date the Code of Conduct acknowledgement statement, digitally or physically, and return it to culinary@austincc.edu
before the start of the semester. To sign document, open with DocHub-PDF Sign and Edit or Adobe Acrobat. If this form is not submitted,
you may not be able to participate in labs.


Netiquette

Due to our current safety concerns, we have had to move the majority of our curriculum online.
This means more communicating via email and BlackBoard. Therefore, we feel that it is important for
all students know of the departments expectations on electronic communications between faculty, staff, and fellow students.

Now watch this video presented by Full-Time Faculty, Chef Bryant Currie.

Follow along with the Netiquette Policy.

Please sign and date the Netiquette acknowledgement statement, digitally or physically, and return it to culinary@austincc.edu
before the start of the semester. To sign document, open with DocHub-PDF Sign and Edit or Adobe Acrobat. If this form is not submitted,
you may not be able to participate in labs.


Lab Etiquette

As part of our program, you will gain culinary and pastry skills by participating in hands-on labs.
In addition to the Code of Conduct, we would like to set expectations for your time in the lab space.

Below you will hear from Professor and Coordinator of Culinary Arts Procurement, Craig Sowell
and Senior Lab Assistant, Carl Brown, as they explain Fall 2020 lab etiquette and gives you a tour of our current lab space.


Culinary Scholarships, Culinary Club, and Green Initiatives

Did you know the Culinary Arts Department offers its students free money,
has a club for like-minded students, and is Green? Watch this video presented by Adjunct Faculty,
Chef Matthew Melton, to learn more.

Important Information

ACC Scholarship  –  Culinary Art  Scholarship
Culinary Club

ACC’s Green Initiatives:

Composting/Recycling  –  Green Pass  –  Green Car Parking  –  Electric Vehicle Charging


Student Services & Study Abroad

As a student at ACC, you have many resources available to you. We want to ensure
that you are aware of some of the resources you may need on a daily basis. 

In addition, as a Culinary and Pastry student, you will be eligible for our Study Abroad trips,
that is if you have met the required prerequisites. 

Here you will hear from Student Services Staff members in addition to Adjunct Faculty,
Chef Stella Bromley, as she talks about Study Abroad opportunities.

Important Information

Study Abroad Program

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Library Services
A to Z World Food  –  Help -O-Matic

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Learning Lab
Schedule Tutoring Schedule  –  Tutoring Request Form

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Student Affairs
Academic Advisor – Culinary (EVC) – Jessica Oest

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Student Accessibility Services

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Campus Police

WATCH THIS

 


Thank you for your participation!

Please complete this Culinary Arts Orientation Acknowledgement form to get credit for attending.

 

If you have questions about the information presented above, please contact the Culinary Arts Department.