Cuisine Management at the McClaskey Culinary Institute
You can be part of the new food culture emerging all over the nation!
By blending a mastery of classic, fundamental techniques with the interpersonal and management skills needed in hospitality, the Tod and Maxine McClaskey Culinary Institute at Clark College offers all the ingredients you need for a successful culinary career: updated, competitive programs, a seasoned team of instructors, a state-of-the-art culinary facility and collaborative academic partnerships that offer several degree and certificate options.
Next cohort starts Fall 2022
Whether you aspire to be an executive chef, a catering manager, a restaurant manager or open your own food-related small business, the Cuisine program at the Tod and Maxine McClaskey Culinary Institute will prepare you for a range of career opportunities. Our new facility gives you hands-on experience in a production kitchen, retail bakery, food kiosks and a full-service dining room.
Our faculty bring their real-world experiences as well as teaching expertise to help you master the technical, organizational and management skills you need to stand out to potential employers. Clark’s culinary program is the only state-supported program within 120 miles of Vancouver, making it both convenient and a great value for your educational investment.
Cuisine Management Program
Clark's Cuisine program provides a solid foundation for cooking and managing an industrial kitchen by focusing on fundamental skills and techniques.
Clark offers a variety of educational path options to meet your personal goals and career needs.
Real Production Experience
Our Cuisine Management students gain valuable experience by participating in two distinct
retail operations within the program.
The Student Restaurant serves high-quality menu items highlighting technique and seasonal ingredients to students, staff, and the general public - and all menu items are prepared and created in-house! Customers can make reservations or place a take-out order by calling 360-992-2839 or visiting our location in Gaiser Hall during business hours.