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Culinology students

Students have access to commercial equipment that simulates working in a real restaurant

Partnering with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, offers bachelor of science degrees in food science, nutrition, nutrition with a culinary concentration, food science with a culinary concentration, and future plans for a Culinology® degree.  The department is equipped with a food processing pilot plant and a food preparation laboratory.

AHC Equipment and Facilities:

  • Professional range                       
  • Dual stack convection ovens
  • Restaurant deep fat fryer
  • Char rock broiler
  • Proofing / warming cabinet
  • Restaurant quality pots and pans
  • Stainless prep tables
  • Commercial refrigeration and freezer
  • Professional bakery table top mixers
  • Commercial food processors 

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SPOTLIGHT

Virginia Mendez

Virginia Mendez
Culinology Student

"Discovering the culinology program was an amazing experience. The professors are great and the classes have taught me everything I need to know about nutrition and food science. I really found my calling in the baking class and realized that is where my passion is. Now, I want to open my own pastry shop because of my experience at Allan Hancock College."
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Last Modified Apr 29, 2014