PLANO (Jan. 8, 2016) — Do you want to explore a career in the culinary or pastry arts field? Try these non-credit courses at Collin College’s Preston Ridge Campus, located at 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco. First, attend one of the mandatory culinary/pastry orientation sessions to be eligible to register for concurrent non-credit culinary courses through Continuing Education.

Culinary/Pastry orientation sessions will be held at the Preston Ridge Campus, Culinary Institute, Alumni Hall 150. Orientation sessions are free and open to the public.

1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12

6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12

The first four courses in the program are:

  • Sanitation and Safety
  • Basic Food Preparation
  • Nutrition and Menu Planning
  • Advanced Food Preparation 

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About Collin College

Collin College is a community college located in North Texas’ Collin County, the only public college in the county. One of the fastest-growing community colleges or universities in Texas, the college serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. With seven campuses throughout the college district, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and workforce development. Collin College has locations in Plano (Spring Creek Campus), McKinney (Central Park Campus) and Frisco (Preston Ridge Campus). In addition, there are satellite centers in Allen, Plano and Rockwall. For more information, visit