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Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts

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NWACC Culinary Arts Program offers a great variety of certificate and degree options in a small and student friendly environment. Through small class sizes, NWACC provides individualized attention to students, for great learning outcomes in a dynamic and fun environment. NWACC is dedicated to providing a high quality, student centered, and career focused education. Students can choose between the fine arts of culinary arts, baking and pastry arts.

The Culinary program at NWACC offers a wide range of varied and exciting internship opportunities at many of the area's best food and lodging establishments. So whether you are ready to start on your new career or want to improve and update your current skills, NWACC has what you need.
NWACC offers instruction from highly trained and experienced culinary professionals. All of our instructors come to us with years of professional experience and are constantly updating their skills to provide the most up to date instruction possible.
  • Small class sizes and low student-to-teacher ratios.
  • Highly credentialed instructors with real-world experience.
  • You can significantly reduce the cost of your higher education by utilizing a transfer degree from NWACC.
  • We develop a curriculum focused on real-world business challenges.

Format and Locations

Courses offered within the Culinary Arts are available in-person at Brightwater, A Center for the Study of Food, at 801 SE 8th Street, Bentonville, AR. 

For more information on the Culinary Arts program and enrollment, contact Lauren Altimont-Peiser

801 SE 8th St
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

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