Have you been wanting to pursue your culinary or baking & pastry dreams but obligations during the week seem to make it impossible? We know that life can sometimes get in the way of one's life goals. That's why we've designed a weekend curriculum - to accommodate students with busy weekday schedules.

You will even have the chance to work in OCI's own student-operated fine-dining restaurant for brunch on the weekends before embarking on a professional externship.

Baking & Pastry Diploma Weekend Program

48 Weeks (Weekends)

- A baking & pastry arts schedule designed to avoid sacrificing your day-job in exchange for pursuing your passion.

- The program focuses on the development of fundamental baking and pastry skills and is designed to prepare students for working in a variety of professional settings.

- We offer the diploma program on both weekday and weekend tracts, providing the flexibility needed to fit your schedule.

Program Outline

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Weekend Program Disclosures

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Culinary Arts Diploma Weekend Program

56 Weeks (Weekends)

- A program designed to let students work during the week and pursue their culinary dreams during the weekend.

- The program focuses on the development of fundamental cooking skills and techniques and is designed to prepare students for working in a variety of industry settings.

- We conveniently offer our Culinary Arts diploma program on both weekday and weekend tracts, providing the flexibility needed to fit your schedule.

Program Outline

Program Tuition Costs

Weekend Program Disclosures

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Baking & Pastry Diploma - Program Outline

Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursExtern HoursQuarter Hours
Major Requirements
BAK101Baking & Pastry Fundamentals 30405.0
BAK111Introduction to Baking & Pastry40808.0
BAK121Advanced Baking40808.0
BAK131Intermediate Pastry Arts40808.0
BAK141Advanced Pastry Arts40808.0
BAK198Baking & Pastry Externship 2408.0
HUM170Food Ethics & Social Responsibility 404.0
Program Total23036024049.0

Culinary Arts Diploma - Program Outline


Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursExtern HoursQuarter Credits
Major Requirements
CUL111Introduction to Professional Cuisine40607.0
CUL121Cooking Methods & Flavor Essentials40607.0
CUL131Professional Culinary Technique40607.0
CUL141Advanced Culinary Technique40607.0
CUL152Culinary Artistry20203.0
CUL161Restaurant Practical101006.0
CUL197Culinary Practical Externship2408.0
HUM170Food Ethics & Social Responsibility404.0
Program Total23036024049.0