Culinary Arts

Courses offered thru KC-Longview, taught on the Longview High School campus.

About the Program:

The Culinary Arts program prepares students for careers in the nation’s second largest private sector business - food service. The program consists of a Certificate and an Associate of Applied Science degree. The associate’s degree has a practicum course in  which students will receive actual on-the-job training. Classes begin each August. Classes are offered in the state-of-the-art kitchen facility at the Longview High School Career and Technology Education Center Mondays-Thursdays (late afternoon/evenings). The certificate takes two semesters to complete while the AAS takes two more semesters of culinary classes with additional academic classes included.

The program and its curriculum are endorsed by:

  • Longview Economic Development Corporation
  • SYSCO East Texas
  • City of Longview Health Department
  • Various local restaurant/food service owners

Cost of program:

  • In-District: $4,200
  • Out-of-District: $7,800
  • Books & Supplies: Varies
AAS Degree:
  • In-District: $5,300
  • Out-of-District: $10,100
  • Books & Supplies: $1,965

Program information:


Frequently Asked Questions

For information about Culinary Arts:

Kat Jackson
Program Leader, Instructor
Culinary Arts
(903) 236-2047
KC-Longview Hendrix Bldg., (LVHDX)405
Mike Henry
Academic Advisor
Business & Information Technology
(903) 236-2032
KC-Longview Hendrix Bldg. (LVHDX)