We are pleased and honored that you have chosen to join our hands-on, multi-sensory, online apprentice culinary arts education program offered in the State of Michigan and registered with the U.S. Department of Labor. We believe that for the motivated and goal-oriented student, this is the best route for building a productive culinary career with a strong foundation acknowledged by industry recognized stackable certification credentials.
The faculty and staff at the Detroit Institute of Gastronomy (DIG) are committed to assisting you in successfully completing your educational goals. We pledge an educational quality assurance to our students (prospective, current, and graduates), food service institutions, industry professionals, the public, and the United States government.
You may plan to learn culinary arts and go directly into the workforce, or you may plan to complete our culinary education and transfer to a two or four-year institution. Whatever your personal path is, you are important to us. For this reason, we are committed to unwavering development of our unique and structured methods for delivering curricula. We strive to be consistent with educational best practices and provide students with an education that is valuable and worth their time, money, and effort.
Please use this catalog as a resource for information on services and activities that are available to you. Also, in the catalog is information on your rights and responsibilities as a student. If you are unable to find the information you need in this catalog, please ask a faculty member or your personal concierge team member for direction. Best wishes for a successful experience here at Detroit Institute of Gastronomy.
We wish you much success in reaching your goals and fulfilling your dreams in the global industry of food.
John T Piazza, CEC, CCA
Executive Director of Business Development