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The Chef's Academy

 

The Chef's Academy

 

 

The Chef’s Academy at Harrison College has two campuses, one in Raleigh, NC and one in Indianapolis, IN. What sets The Chef’s Academy apart from other culinary schools is that they approach their education differently and a professional pastry artist and chefs that have worked in the industry and know what to teach their students to teach every class.

 

The Chef’s Academy supports every one of their students through their entire academic career and beyond. They want to improve the lives of their students, and there are have expert faculty members, counselors, financial aid analysts, and admissions representatives that will help students through the entire process.

 

Campus Locations

The Chef’s Academy
644 E Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204


The Chef’s Academy
2001 Carrington Mill Blvd
Morrisville, NC 27560

Website: http://thechefsacademy.com

 

Programs Offered at teh Chef's Academy

The Chef’s Academy offers their students programs in the Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts. Below you will find out all of the programs they offer and what classes you will be taking to start your new career.

 

Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts

General Education Classes

• Intro to Writing
• Basics of Nutrition
• Sociology
• Presentation Skills
• Spanish

 

Professional Classes

• Intro to Culinary Arts – Starch, Vegetable, and Egg Cookery
• Stocks, Sauces, and Seafood Cookery
• Fundamentals of Meats and Charcuteries
• Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry Arts
• Garde Manger and French Classical Cuisine
• International Cuisine
• Advanced Culinary Arts Externship
• Food Safety and Sanitation
• Food Service Mathematics
• Purchasing for Food Service
• Hospitality Management
• Wine, Spirits, and Beverage Management

 

All of these courses are there to help students get a leg up on other culinary students and can prepare them for any culinary job that they apply for after graduation.

 

Professional Classes

• Intro to Culinary Arts – Starch, Vegetable, and Egg Cookery
• Stocks, Sauces, and Seafood Cookery
• Fundamentals of Meats and Charcuteries
• Advanced Culinary Arts Externship
• Food Safety and Sanitation
• Food Service Mathematics
• Purchasing for Food Service

 

Associate of Applied Science in Pastry Arts

Foundation Class

• Strategies for Success

General Education Classes

• Intro to Writing
• Basics of Nutrition
• Sociology
• Presentation Skills
• Spanish

 

Professional Classes

• Food Safety and Sanitation
• Food Service Mathematics
• Purchasing for Food Service
• Hospitality Management
• Wine, Spirits, and Beverage Management
• Fundamentals of Dough Products, Bread, and Quickbread
• Viennoiserie and French Pastries, Pies, and Custards
• Intro to Cake Production and Decoration
• Petit Fours, Cookies, Specialty, and Frozen Desserts
• Chocolate and Sugar Artistry
• Advanced Pastry and Cake Design – Pastry Arts Salon
• Advanced Pastry Arts Externship

 

Pastry Arts Diploma

• Food Safety and Sanitation
• Food Service Mathematics
• Purchasing for Food Service
• Fundamentals of Dough Products, Bread, and Quickbread
• Viennoiserie and French Pastries, Pies, and Custards
• Intro to Cake Production and Decoration
• Pastry Arts Externship

 

With both programs, you will be taking similar classes, but the professional classes are the classes that will teach you the culinary art that you want to do for a job.

 

Admissions

The admission process for The Chef’s Academy at Harrison College is an easy that other institutions. Other institutions require fees to submit your application and have complicated deadlines that make getting in harder. But you can apply at The Chef’s Academy and start classes in as little as a week. But you probably want to visit the campus first before you apply. And there are two different campuses to choose from, so you can find the one closest to home.

 

When you want to apply for The Chef’s Academy, the first thing that you have to do is to go to their website. Once there you can click on Admissions and then click Get Started Today. There you will fill out your application and make sure you choose Indianapolis, IN – The Chef’s Academy or Raleigh, NC – The Chef’s Academy when you are applying on the Harrison College website.

 

Once you complete your application, an admissions advisor will contact you and go over all of your interests and what goals you wish to accomplish going to this school. And the will also ask about your future career goals and they will walk you through the entire process to get you started.

 

Financial Aid

The expert financial aid advisors at The Chef’s Academy are there to help you get all of the funds you need to start and finish school. There are a few different kinds of financial aid that you can get when you go to school here, scholarships, grants and loans, and the Student Success Grant.

 

Scholarships

Your financial aid advisor will be able to match you with the scholarship that can help you pay for school. Here are some of the Harrison scholarships available to students.

 

• AAC – American Academy of Chefs
• Harrison College Experienced Student Scholarship
• High School Student Scholarship
• Humphrey Scholarship
• ProStart Scholarship
• Skills USA Scholarship

 

Grants and Loans

Grants are given to students through the government and don’t have to be paid back. Loans that are acquired from the government do have to be paid back at a low-interest rate. You will learn about what grants and loans that you qualify for through your financial aid advisor and these are some of the grants and loans that you might qualify for.

 

Student Success Grant

Harrison College wants to see their student succeed, and they do this by giving their students the Harrison College Student Success Grant. The Student Success Grant helps students that are already enrolled in school there. If you start school there after September 1, 2015, you are eligible to receive up to $10,000 in grant money before you graduate.

 

The amount that you receive for the grant depends on the credits that you have to take during your degree program. You get 10% for twelve or less credits, 15% for 13-36 credits, 20% for 37-72 credits, 25% for 73-90 credits, and 30% for 91 or more. So you won’t have to worry about that percent of tuition if you are eligible for the Student Success Grant.

 

Frequent Asked Questions

The frequent asked questions or FAQ on The Chef’s Academy at Harrison College website should be one of the first places you visit when you decide to go to this college. There you will get all of your question answered, or you can figure out what questions you want to ask a representative when you call to get all the information about their school. And they have each category of questions separated, so you know exactly where to go with your questions.


• Career Help
• Degree Program Questions
• Financial Aid Questions
• Academic Questions
• College Admission Questions

 

The Chef’s Academy makes the process of getting into culinary school easy, and their website will help you answer all the questions you have, and you can apply and talk to a representative from the school all right from the comfort of your own home.