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Five Star Standard College

Be an expert Chef and let your dreams become a reality!

Culinary Arts is a TESDA registered short course/program, a combination of Cookery NC II and Bread & Pastry Production NC II. The trainees will acquire knowledge and skills in using kitchen tools, preparing and cooking hot and cold meals, etc. This program also includes preparing different international cuisine.  In addition to baking pastries, bread, and cakes, maintaining cleanliness and food safety according to the required standard set by the TESDA.  Our aim is to produce graduates who will be equipped to work in the hotel industry or any other food-related businesses. The program will teach them how to develop rapport with the guests and embody the right attitude of being a professional chef.


Basic Competencies 

  • Participate in workplace communication
  • Work in team environment
  • Practice career professionalism
  • Practice occupational health and safety procedures

Common Competencies 

  • Develop and update industry knowledge
  • Observe workplace hygiene procedures
  • Perform computer operations
  • Perform workplace and safety practices
  • Provide effective customer service


Core Competencies for Cookery NC II

  • Preparation of;
    • Stocks, sauces, and soups
    • Appetizers
    • Salads and Dressing
    • Sandwiches
    • Meat dishes
    • Vegetable dishes
    • Egg dishes
    • Starch dishes
    • Poultry and game dishes
    • Seafood dishes
    • Desserts
  • Packaging prepared food
  • Cleaning and maintaining kitchen premises


Core Competencies for Bread & Pastry Production NC II

  • Preparing and producing;
    • Bakery products
    • Pastry products
    • Gateaux, tortes, and cakes
    • Petit Fours
    • Desserts


Career Opportunities

  • Commis
  • Cold-Kitchen Cook
  • Hot-Kitchen Cook
  • Pantry Worker
  • Pastry Cook
  • Baker
  • Assistant Pastry Chef
  • Pastry Cook
  • Pastry Chef
  • Pastry Commis


Schedule of Classes

WEEKDAY CLASSES – From Monday to Friday (8 A.M. to 12 NOON)




Course Duration


SATURDAY CLASSES –  7 1/2 months

* OJT is optional and the duration depends on the OJT sites that students are required to finish.



Trainees are required to take the TESDA National Competency Assessment before the end of their training. Certification is provided to those who meet the competency standards for

Cookery NC II and Bread & Pastry Production NC II to be issued by TESDA and Culinary Arts Diploma Certificate from Five Star Standard College upon completion of the requirements.



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Admission Requirements

  • Photocopy of NSO-issued Birth Certificate
  • Photocopy of Form 138 or Transcript of Records
  • 2 pcs. 2×2 picture (white background, shirt with collar)
  • Photocopy of NBI Clearance or Police Clearance
  • Medical Certificate (Referral slip shall be given at FSSC)


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Scholarship Grants

Apply for OWWA SESP and others


Industry Partners

Choose from our Partner OJT Sites


Contact us

Should you have any questions or queries regarding Tuition fees, Miscellaneous fees, Enrolment date, Enrolment procedure, Schedule etc. kindly contact us.


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