Pellissippi State is a vital institution accustomed to transformation and growth. Since its founding in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville, the College has expanded the teaching of technology, the use of technology in instruction, and the transfer of technology to local business and industry in support of regional economic development.
Pellissippi State Community College is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Non-Discrimination Policy.
The General Culinary Arts curriculum provides the skills to use industry-standard tools for careers in the hospitality/restaurant/catering and general food service industries. The certificate is designed to train individuals to obtain meaningful work within the culinary level of the food service industry and provide a stepped process for future culinary arts degrees as well as ascension to the varied levels of chef positions within the industry.