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Requirements

Requirements for the Rocky Mountain Chef's of Colorado Apprenticeship Program is as follows:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 17 years or older

  • 6 months work experience in the food service industry or food service training program

  • Must be a registered RRCC student upon start

  • Must be Colorado resident for 1 year and COF eligible to receive college credit

  • Secure employment in an approved Sponsoring House

  • Must be able to handle physical requirements of the industry

This is a very demanding program, running 6 consecutive semesters (summers off from school) over three years. Students average a five-day work week in a variety of RMCC approved resort kitchens, institutional kitchens, and free standing restaurants.

Graduates of the program will receive a Certified Culinarian (CC) title through the American Culinary Federation. Red Rocks Community College will issue a completion Certificate/ Associates of Applied Science Degree. Graduates of the program also will acquire a international recognized Journeyman Certificate through the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and training.

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