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Summer Bridge/Special Admit

We are open to admit high school students who are interested in the culinary and baking programs. To apply, please check out the programs below for more information:

Summer Bridge Program

Special Admit Program


For more additional information, please contact Admission and Records.


Total Involvement

Your goal is to obtain a well-balanced education that will lead to immediate employment and provide a pathway to a successful career in the restaurant industry. This requires total involvement on your part and total commitment on the part of Cerritos College.

Why Study at Cerritos College?

CerritosCollegehas been training students in the field of culinary arts for over 25 years. This long term commitment has given the Culinary Arts Department a strong reputation for qualitytraining throughout the restaurant industry.

Culinary Arts atCerritosCollegeis a combination of strong academics and applied knowledge through hands on applications. This includes fine dining, cafeteria style, banquets, and catering operations.

Career Opportunities

Job opportunities are excellent for students who receive the Associate in Arts Degree or Certificate of Achievement in this program. Graduates of this program will be prepared to work inentry-level positions of the restaurant industry. Areas of employment include restaurants, hotels, institutions, catering, and commercial food service.

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