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 Information


June 8-12, 2020




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

How to Apply:

What can you do now?

Starting April 1st:

  • Complete Career Academy Application (link will be here and at top of page starting April 1st)
  • You will not enroll for this course through InSite and must receive permission from our office to enroll.
  • Hold on to your signed Special Admissions Recommendation Form until you receive an email stating you have been accepted into the Career Academy
  • Beginning of May, students will receive an email if they have been accepted or waitlisted
  • Once accepted, you must respond confirming your spot and complete the online permission forms by a certain date that will be in your email
  • You will receive a date in June to submit your Special Admissions Recommendation Form to either the Pleasant Hill or San Ramon Campus Admissions & Records Office. You can also pay your fee of $1/unit at this time.
  • Campus Hours: PHC - Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am-7:00pm; SRC - Monday-Thursday 9:00am-6:30pm *Closed Fridays

For more detailed instructions: Steps to Apply to Career Academies


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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