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q: What does the Gourmet Cooking Certificate Program cover? What's the curriculum?
a: The Gourmet Cooking Certificate Program will teach you the skills you need to make memorable and delicious cuisine. The program is segmented by food type and includes, but is not limited to, meat, poultry and game, fish and shellfish, and baking and pastries. For a full description of the program curriculum, see the program outline.
q: Will the Gourmet Cooking Certificate qualify me to work at a restaurant? As a chef?
a: The Gourmet Cooking Certificate Program will provide you with the basic skills needed to master the art of cooking. While Penn Foster does not guarantee employment with this certificate, it may help you stand out from applicants with no formal training.
q: I want to take your certificate program so I can be certified in a particular field. How will the certification work?
a: Penn Foster’s certificate programs are generally geared toward people who already work in that field and do not always offer certification. If certification is offered with a program, it will be listed on the program page on our Web site. Certification is generally given out by the state governing body for a career field.
q: What will I get when I finish a certificate program?
a: When you complete one of the certificate programs from Penn Foster Career School, you will receive a regionally and nationally accredited certificate of completion.
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