Culinary and Hospitality Career Academy

Information and Updates: DVC Career Academies Summer 2020 Interest Card


Discover your culinary and hospitality career possibilities when you enroll in CULN-100-2181 - Exploring Careers in the Hospitality and Culinary Industry! Learn from successful industry professionals while applying skills and knowledge in DVC's state-of-the-art culinary facilities. Hands-on practice through the preparation of healthy foods, integration of sustainable practices as they relate to the hospitality industry, and employability skills will be emphasized. 

Career Academy Details







HSF Building, DVC Pleasant Hill Campus


CULN-100-2181: Earn 1 unit of college credit and 2.5 units of highs school credit

CSU Transferable


High School Students ONLY pay $1.00 per unit


Special Admissions Recommendation Form

  • Fill out and have signed by your high school principal before school gets out for summer
  • Hold on to this signed form until you receive an email stating you have been accepted into the Career Academy
  • Once accepted, you will be able to turn in this form starting June 2019 at either the Pleasant Hill or San Ramon Campus
  • Campus Hours: PHC - Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am-7:00pm; SRC - Monday-Thursday 9:00am-6:30pm *Closed Fridays

Academy Requirements

  • 1-2 page essay about yourself and why you are interested in taking our Culinary and Hospitality Career Academy. Email essay to 

Who can apply:

This course is appropriate for students entering grades 9 through 12 in the Fall of 2020


  • DVC does not provide meals; please make sure to pack your own lunch and snacks.
  • Because this class gives college credit, students must attend everyday for the whole time or they may receive a non-passing grade for the class on their college transcript.


Limited to 30 students

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