The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Ruth’s Chris
Savory and Sweet Truck
Dogwood Arts
Gaylord Opryland Resort
All Occasions Party Rental
Knoxville Convention Center
Buddy’s Custom Catering
Crowne Plaza
Triple C Distributing
Ruby Tuesday
University of Tennessee
Constellation Brands
Cherokee Distributing
Copper Cellar Corporation
UT Conference Center

UT Culinary Program

This full-time 12-week, 400-hour course prepares students for entry level positions in restaurants, hotels, catering and sales.
Register here for an orientation session or call 865-974-3181 for more information.

Ten reasons to enroll:

  • Learn from over 15 educators, chefs, caterers, beverage experts, restaurant owners, scientists and managers.
  • Train in a special classroom designed for culinary education.
  • Gain hands-on experience in multiple working and test kitchens.
  • Plan, produce and serve your own catered function.
  • Small class size allowing for personal attention.
  • Explore opportunities to start your own business from food trucks to catering and restaurants.
  • Discover numerous career paths in the food service industry.
  • Develop leadership and team-building skills.
  • Complete training in 12 weeks.
  • Flexible payment options.



Session 3:
Sept. 9-Dec. 6

Courses are Monday through Friday 2:00 PM-8:30 PM plus 40 hours working special scheduled events.

Fees are $8,500 plus books and materials fees of
approximately $500.

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The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System