Iowa Culinary Institute
Program information – Iowa Culinary Institute – ici®
Culinary Arts, AAS – Campus: Ankeny
The DMACC Culinary Arts program is a comprehensive Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree that prepares students for culinary and hospitality careers in restaurants, hotels, clubs, resorts as well as select jobs in dining room service, catering or management. With training from exceptional chefs and educational experiences that include working with French chefs, you’ll get much more than the fundamentals in the culinary arts. Additionally, our top eight chosen graduates each year are awarded a trip to France where they experience food and wine tastings, attend a cooking class at Cordon Bleu, and have the option to serve in individual culinary apprenticeships with French chefs. View program outcomes for the Culinary Arts, AAS.
Hospitality Management, Hotel Concentration, AAS – Campus: Ankeny
Hospitality Management, Restaurant Concentration, AAS – Campus: Ankeny
The DMACC Hospitality Management program offers comprehensive Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees with either Hotel or Restaurant concentrations. Our hospitality programs prepare you to enter the food service field or lodging industry.
Baking Diploma – Campus: Newton
In one year, students learn the skills to become an outstanding bakery and pastry chef. Upon completion, students can choose to enter the culinary industry as a skilled baking artisan, or they can continue to earn a two-year Culinary Arts AAS.
Culinary Arts, Diploma – Campus: Ankeny
The ici® Culinary Diploma can be completed in three semesters over one year. The diploma prepares students to enter culinary positions within restaurants, hotels, clubs or institutions with some select jobs in dining room service, catering or management.
Hospitality Business, Diploma – Campus: Ankeny
The ici® Hospitality Business Diploma can be completed in three semesters over one year, and prepares students to enter either the food service field or lodging industry at an entry-level position.
Hospitality Business, Restaurant Management, Diploma – Campus: Ankeny
The ici® Hospitality Business, Restaurant Management, Diploma can be completed in three semesters over one year, and prepares students for a career in the hospitality field. Most graduates will enter the industry in either cooking positions or line management positions with hotels, restaurants and clubs.
High School Classes
DMACC offers culinary arts classes for high school students wanting to get a jump on their college careers. Visit the DMACC Career Advantage Program website for more information.
Chris Palar, Professor Emeritus
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Ankeny Adjunct Faculty
Dana Anderson, Adjunct Instructor / Lab Coordinator
Building 7, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stacy Brenton, Adjunct Instructor
Building 7, Room 124, email@example.com
Annie Cook, Adjunct Instructor
Building 7, Room 124, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tai Johnson-Spratt, Adjunct Instructor
Building 7, Room 124, email@example.com
Rebekah Kohl, Adjunct Instructor
Building 7, Room 124, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Prine, Adjunct Instructor
Building 7, Room 124, 515-964-6897, email@example.com
Rex Schultze, Adjunct Instructor
Building 7, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions about our program, please contact:
Jeremy Austin, Academic Advisor
Jody Stiles, Academic Advisor
Ankeny Support Staff
Additional ici® contacts:
Kristi Miller, Administrative Assistant, Iowa Culinary Institute
Building 7, 515-964-6477, email@example.com
Jenna Wellik, Bookkeeper, Liberal Arts, SEMSS
Building 7, 515-964-6566, firstname.lastname@example.org