Culinary Arts

Students in the Culinary Arts & Hospitality program will gain hands-on food and restaurant experience while operating the school's restaurant, "Herbs & Spices". Areas emphasized are meal preparation, baking, salads, kitchen equipment, banquet services, breakfast services, waiter/waitress training, and kitchen and dining room management. Instruction includes preparing, serving and knowledge of quality foods, safety and sanitation, management, equipment operation and maintenance.

(Culinary Arts is held at the GI-TEC Mt. Pleasant Campus).

Tanja Dunn

Culinary Arts Instructor

(989) 775-2210 x 20612


Jessica Goffnett 

Culinary Arts Paraprofessional

(989) 775-2210

Future career preparation: 


  • Baker
  • Beverage Manager
  • Cashier-Cook
  • Chef
  • Dining Room Manager
  • Food Sales
  • Front Office Clerk
  • Housekeeping
  • Host/Hostess
  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Line Cook
  • Pastry Chef
  • Prep Cook
  • Regional Manager
  • Restaurant General Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Storeroom Clerk
  • Wait Staff