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  • New starts every quarter
  • Our five quarters program gives you hands-on experience working in one of three food service outlets, Alhadeff Grill, Café Alki, or the Food Court
  • Program certificate consists of 12 culinary classes, 1 nutrition class, and 4 general education classes
  • In addition to your certificate, you can get your Associate of Applied Science degree by taking an additional 2 general education classes
  • Lab classes are 5 hours per day 5 days per week Chefs working in the kitchen
  • The program is a cohort model, helping students complete program requirements while developing camaraderie with their fellow students
  • South Seattle College has a very diverse campus, and a typical class includes men and women of all ages from all around the world
  • To enroll you need to meet placement test requirements or have prior college credit
  • Many opportunities for assistances in funding your education, visit and complete the short survey at Start Next Quarter
  • Placement COMPASS test can be scheduled at SSC by calling 206-934-6767
  • For international students, please visit the South Seattle College Center for International Education web site

Tuition and Other Costs

Washington State Residents per quarter:

  Certificate AAS
Tuition: $1576.13 $1605.03
Lab Fee: 150.00 150.00
Transportation Fee: 15.00 15.00
Universal Technology Fee 54.00 54.00
Total 1 quarter: $1795.13 $1824.03
5 quarters $8975.65 $9120.15

Other costs: Uniforms, Knife Kit, Books: $1,200.


Please call 206-934-5344

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