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COVID-19 Update: The EMCC campus is open for classes, appointments, and walk-in services. Masks are required for everyone inside ALL buildings at EMCC.  All student support services are still available online. Students are encouraged to contact their instructors for additional information.

Culinary Institute Orientation

All new Culinary Arts students are required to attend one of the two orientation sessions listed below before beginning a program. Orientation will cover a variety of topics to prepare students for success in the Culinary Arts Program, including a tour of the facilities.

An important component of orientation is the review of uniforms and tools that are required to participate in classes. Sizing and ordering information will be distributed so that students are aware of what they will need before visiting the EMCC Bookstore to make their purchase.

Please select an orientation date below that you will be attending. Seating is limited for each Orientation Session. Please RSVP your attendance to: / 623-935-8395

Spring Semester-2022 Orientation Sessions

Session I

Monday, December 20th, 2021


Estrella Conference Center

Session II

Wednesday, January 5th, 2022


Mariposa Hall 133/134

Please click on the link below for the EMCC Campus Map to locate the Estrella Conference Center.

Estrella Mountain Community College-Campus Map

Students can contact the program director with any questions:

Steven Griffiths

Phone: 623-935-8862

Looking for a taste of what it's like in the culinary program? Watch the program director, Steve Griffiths, demonstrate the kind of hands-on learning you'll get in EMCC's Culinary Arts program.

Angel Food Cake

Pork Fried Rice