Professional Development

Professional Development


The Business & Community Education department is committed to serving the workforce training needs of business and industry professionals within our college district. Presentations, workshop and courses are offered in various subject areas to enhance your current job skills or build new ones. Courses are offered in the areas of General Business Skills, Management & Leadership, Marketing, IT & Software, Healthcare, Food Service Sanitation, Skilled Trades, Industrial & Safety.




Escoffier Online Culinary Fundamentals and Escoffier Online Baking & Pastry Classes and Programs

Whether this is the beginning of your career or a career transition, declare a commitment to your future in learning the skills and technique of the chef known throughout the world as the “father of modern cuisine.” Click HERE to learn more about Chef Escoffier’s influence on the culinary industry.

Learn to prepare delicious and beautiful restaurant-quality dishes and desserts within the comfort and convenience of your own home. Receive one on one mentoring from your Professional Chef Mentor as you work through a completely collaborative and interactive online cooking or baking experience at your own pace.

Whether you complete a full program or an individual class, receive a professional certification and e-portfolio upon successful completion!

By enrolling through Carl Sandburg College, you will receive a tuition discount. Simply mention promo code “SANDBURG” when you enroll by calling 855-696-6602 or by emailing

To learn more about these individual classes and programs, click the links below. Click HERE to view the program catalog including tuition and fees.


Individual Culinary and Baking/Pastry Classes


Full Culinary Fundamentals Program


Full Baking and Pastry Program