Dorsey Culinary Academy in Michigan

With the rise of popular food shows and cooking competitions over the past few years, culinary training has become a more popular career choice. Are you ready to turn up the heat on a new career in this exciting field? Dorsey Schools of Michigan has the ingredients that can help you succeed in launching your new cooking career. Dorsey Schools provides perfectly blended career training that is designed to help students launch their new cooking career in the culinary field. Students at Dorsey Culinary Academy can “learn by doing” while being exposed to the practical side of professional food preparation.


Find A Campus Near You

The Dorsey Culinary Academy programs are offered at the following Dorsey Schools campus locations:

Roseville
Dorsey Schools - Roseville, MI, Campus (A branch campus of Madison Heights)

Culinary Arts training – Dorsey Schools

When it comes to culinary schools in Michigan, there are different types of culinary programs and culinary schools available. Some culinary arts training programs may take in upwards of two or four years to complete, while other programs can be completed in just one year. Here at Dorsey Schools, we have skillfully designed our Culinary Arts training program to be completed in just one year. This allows students to complete their training in a short amount of time while only taking career-focused classes. Choosing from various culinary programs or Michigan culinary schools can be tricky, so it is important that you look at a variety of factors during your decision-making process so you pick the one that will be the best fit for you and your goals.

Some skills you can learn while pursuing Culinary Arts training from Dorsey Schools are as follows: 

  • Mise en place
  • Measuring
  • Knife Skills
  • Plating
  • Flavor development
  • Healthy cooking techniques
  • Menu planning
  • Menu Costing
  • Inventory control
  • Catering
  • …and more!

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Careers In Culinary Arts – Be Happier Doing What You Love

When you think about careers in the culinary arts, there are many things to consider. First, one may wonder what types of entry-level cooking careers are available in the culinary industry. Generally speaking, entry-level culinary careers can be found anywhere food is prepared or served. This may include:

  • Restaurants
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Resorts

Similarly, one may ask about the types of culinary jobs that may be available for entry-level culinary arts graduates. Here are some examples of potential employment opportunities for students who have completed their culinary arts training:

  • Rounds Cook
  • Line Cook
  • Baker
  • Backline Cook
  • Banquet Cook
  • Fry Cook
  • Grill Cook
  • Prep Cook

For those looking to advance their career in the culinary field, it’s important to keep experience in mind. The culinary industry places great emphasis on experience. That said, if your goal is to become a chef, it’s unlikely that someone new to the industry or recently out of culinary school will be prepared for this type of culinary job, however, with training and experience, one can continue to pursue advancement in their culinary industry over time.

Below, we review the details of the Culinary Arts diploma program at Dorsey Schools, so you know what to expect as you begin your training:

  • The Culinary Arts diploma program is designed to be completed in just one year!
  • Class sizes in the culinary arts diploma program are small in order to provide an individualized experience.
  • Students in the Culinary Arts diploma program will have the opportunity to work with local ingredients and can learn international styles and cuisines.
  • An externship is included in the last module of training in the Culinary Arts diploma program, The externship allows students to apply what they’ve learned in a real-world culinary environment.
  • During the Culinary Arts training program, students will have the opportunity to challenge the ServSafe certification test as well as the NRAEF Nutrition certification test.
  • The Culinary Arts diploma program at Dorsey Schools is programmatically accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF).

Courses You Can Take While Training in our Culinary Arts program:

  • Culinary Fundamentals
  • Nutrition and Purchasing Fundamentals
  • Food Service Operations
  • Culinary Specialties: Catering, Regional, and International Cooking
  • Culinary Externship
  • …and more!

Take the First Step in Pursuing a Career in Culinary Arts. Requesting culinary arts information is easy and requires no long-term commitments or obligations. Simply fill out the form and a Dorsey Schools admissions representative will get back to you shortly.

For more information, please visit the Culinary Arts program page. 

Baking and Pastry Arts training – Dorsey Schools

Over the past few years, the specialized area of Baking and Pastry Arts has grown in popularity in the culinary field. Due to its rise, this has become a popular choice among those seeking culinary training. For some, they may pursue Baking and Pastry Arts training because they have fond memories associated with baking at home with family or friends and truly enjoy being in the kitchen. In cases like this, choosing a Baking and Pastry Arts program at a baking school may make sense. For those who pursue this path, attending Baking and Pastry Arts training gives them the opportunity to build upon their skills and knowledge while pursuing a career in a field that they love. Baking and Pastry Arts training can provide students with the formal, practical and hands-on experience that is needed to take their love of baking to the next level.

At Dorsey Schools, we have skillfully designed our Baking and Pastry Arts training program to be completed in just one year. This allows our students to complete their training in a short amount of time while only taking career-focused classes. Choosing from various baking pastry arts programs or baking schools can be tricky, so it is important that you look at a variety of factors during your decision-making process so you pick the one that will be the best fit for you and your goals.

Some skills you can learn while pursuing Baking and Pastry Arts Training from Dorsey Schools are as follows:

  • Mise en place
  • Knife Skills
  • Measuring
  • Cooking Techniques
  • Baking Techniques
  • Pastry Work
  • Chocolate and Sugar Work
  • Recipe Selection
  • Menu Planning
  • Food Service Operations
  • Nutrition Fundamentals
  • …and more!

Courses You Can Take While Training in our Baking and Pastry Arts program:

Dorsey Schools’ Baking and Pastry Arts program is designed to prepare students with necessary skills when trying to enter and/or advance in this area of the culinary industry. The baking and pastry classes included in the program have been carefully designed to provide students with opportunities to develop and enhance their skills. Here are some examples of the types of baking and pastry classes you will take during our Baking and Pastry Arts program:

  • Culinary Fundamentals
  • Nutrition and Purchasing Fundamentals
  • Baking: A Practical Approach to Method and Technique
  • Food Service Operations
  • Pastry: A Practical Approach to Method and Technique
  • Culinary Externship: Baking and Pastry

Take the First Step in Pursuing a Career in Baking and Pastry Arts. Requesting information is easy and requires no long-term commitments or obligations. Simply fill out the form and a Dorsey Schools admissions representative will get back to you shortly.

For more information, please visit the Baking and Pastry Arts program page.