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Culinary Arts

Best Colleges 2020

Brookdale Community College’s Culinary Arts Program was rated #9 in the country!

Start your career as a professional chef at the Culinary Education Center of Monmouth County!

For program information, please contact Elizabeth Lehmann 732-774-3782 or

Are you highly motivated, career-oriented, and want to work in a restaurant or other food service establishment? Brookdale’s fast track Culinary training program combines general education studies, career courses, and hands-on professional food preparation.

Employment opportunities exist in food preparation and supervisory/chef positions in restaurants, food catering services, and institutional food services in schools, colleges, hospitals, nursing homes, and business establishment facilities.

The Culinary Education Center, with full large training kitchens, storerooms, classrooms, and bakery, is located at 101 Drury Lane in Asbury Park.