Build Your Future in Hotel Restaurant Culinary Arts

The Cypress College Hotel, Restaurant & Culinary Arts Program features an engaging, hands-on learning environment to prepare students to become leaders in the hospitality and culinary industries. Passion transforms into reality when our dedicated instructors share their knowledge and love of the hospitality industry to prepare our students for a challenging career and exciting lifestyle. 

Students have an opportunity to earn associate degrees and certificates in culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, hospitality management, and food and beverage management in preparation for jobs, career advancement, and university transfer. Students will also enjoy their experience in our real-world classroom, Cypress Bistro, the student-managed and student-operated restaurant that serves various cuisines to the public.  

The Hotel, Restaurant & Culinary Arts Program partners closely with Orange County hospitality employers. Hotel employment partners include: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa, Hyatt Regency Orange County, Anaheim Marriott, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Disneyland Resort Hotels, Great Wolf Lodge, Irvine Marriott, Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, Pelican Hill Resort, Renaissance Newport Beach, Ayers Hotels, Surf and Sand Resort, and more. Food and beverage employment partners include: Aramark Gastronome at CSU Fullerton, Sodexo Disney cast member cafeteria, Fairview Commons MBK Senior Living, Jay’s Catering, House of Blues Live Nation, Young’s Market, St. Jude Hospital, Hyatt, Marriott, Pelican Hill, Disneyland Resort, Cellar, Vaca, Pueblo, Urban Plates, and many more. 

The Hotel, Restaurant & Culinary Arts Program proudly partners with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation program ServSafe, along with the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Foundation, to offer students opportunities to earn industry-valued certifications.