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Jul 10, 2022
NBC Montana

FVCC’s Culinary Institute of Montana Accepting Applications

By NBC Montana Staff

Flathead Valley Community College is taking applications for its Culinary Institute of Montana program, which offers a two-year degree.

The application deadline is July 29.

The Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and Catering will begin in the fall.

FVCC released the following information about applications and the program:

Flathead Valley Community College’s Culinary Institute of Montana program application deadline is Friday, July 29. Applications are only accepted this time of the year as the two-year degree, Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and Catering, begins in the Fall semester.

“Students learn hand-on skills in cooking and baking, as well as fundamentals of running a kitchen and what it takes to launch a thriving business. From catering events, Chef’s Table dinners on campus, and the final Culinary Capstone project, our students get a well-rounded experience that prepares them for exciting careers in the culinary industry,” says Culinary Program Director Chef Manda Hudak.

Community partnerships allow students to gain real-life experience at multiple FVCC events and create ample opportunities for employment upon completion of a degree.

For more information about the culinary program at FVCC and instructions to apply, visit