Culinary, Baking, Hospitality, and Agriculture

Culinary, Baking, Hospitality, and Agriculture

Have you ever considered pursuing a rewarding career in agriculture, hospitality management, or as a chef? Our culinary and baking and pastry arts programs are the only programs at a Charlotte college that are accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC). They are distinguished as 'exemplary programs'.  Learn about culinary classes, hospitality management education, and agriculture classes at Central Piedmont Community College. 

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Accelerated Career Training


Step up from a job to a meaningful career. Accelerated Career Training through College and Career Readiness is focused, fast, and free.

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Baking & Pastry Arts


The Central Piedmont Baking & Pastry Arts is the only school for baking and pastry arts in Charlotte that is accredited by the American Culinary...

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Culinary Arts


We have one of the top culinary schools in the country and the only program in Charlotte accredited by the ACFEFAC.

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Horticulture Technology


Prepare for a career in nurseries, garden centers, greenhouses, landscaping, and more, as well as to take certification exams.

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Hospitality (Non-Credit)


Explore Courses Corporate and Continuing Education courses at Central Piedmont are not offered for college credit, but in many cases continuing...

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Hospitality Management


Get the skills you need for supervisory and managerial positions in hotels, motels, resorts, inns, restaurants, institutions, and clubs.

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Turfgrass Management Technology


Learn to manage golf courses, sports fields, lawn care, irrigation design, sod production, and more.

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