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Culinary Job Training Program in San Jose

In this hands-on culinary program, you’ll get the skills you need for entry-level employment. CET’s culinary school teaches you cooking and baking skills in a professional kitchen. This culinary arts school gives you hands-on job training to prepare you jobs such as prep-cook, line cook or as a pastry cook assistant. Upon graduation, we’ll help you find a good job in a professional kitchen.

What You’ll Learn:


CET’s culinary arts job training program focuses on the skills you need for the job. To see the competencies you will master, look up the program information sheet in the student catalog. If you need support we have both basic skills (math and language) and an “Adult Education Career Pathways” program to help you earn your GED.


•  New Career in 7 - 8 Months

•  Job Placement Assistance

•  Support Services

•  Financial Aid Assistance for those who qualify

•  Training supplies, professional culinary toolkit, books, chef uniforms and test fees for the SafeServe certificate are included at no additional cost

① Average program length based on program/class schedule.
② Subject to change without notice.

Frequently Asked Questions

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“CET is a great resource for me for all kinds of hospitality positions. Our largest account is with Apple Computer’s cafeteria. We hire everyone from prep cooks to dishwashers and they can move up the ladder. CET believes in the long term success of their students. They’re always excited to present their top tier candidates.”

Samantha Stock-Armellino

Apply Now


So you’ve decided to take the first step with CET. You’ll need to meet with an Admissions Advisor to enroll and a Financial Aid Officer.  Pick a day in the future that works for you, we’ll give you a call back and walk you through the process step-by-step.


Get the job training you need today

to land your dream job tomorrow!