Printed on 9/28/2021

Kitchen Steward

31-303-7 Technical Diploma (TD)
Part Time and Full Time
32 Credits
Financial Aid Eligible
Time of Day: Day
Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

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Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738

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A Kitchen Steward is an important part of keeping things running smoothly. With this diploma, you’ll learn how to perform a variety of food preparation duties, such as preparing cold foods, beverages and trays, as well as assembling food service materials. In addition, you’ll receive training on basic kitchen inventory, and regular cleaning and maintenance of food service equipment.

Career Opportunities

  • Kitchen Steward


Estimated Program Cost

Kitchen Steward

This program will cost about $5,354.45*
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about $400.00*.

Textbooks will cost about $820.50*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


Check Program Availability *

Kitchen Steward

Term Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Summer 2022

* Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

* Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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  • Admissions Requirements

    OAR Meeting

    Meet with Educational Support Services; Make an appointment by calling 920-735-2569.

    Skills Assessment

    An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at

  • Credit Transfer Options

    They're your credits. Take them with you!

    Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

    Transfer In

    Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

    Transfer Out

    Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

  • Program Outcomes
    • Demonstrate responsible workplace behaviors, professional workplace communication, teamwork, and self-advocacy
    • Apply basic workplace mathematical reasoning
    • Apply principles of safety and sanitation in food service operations
    • Demonstrate basic cleaning and maintenance procedures for common food service equipment and facilities
    • Demonstrate basic knife skills
    • Prepares assorted cold foods, beverages and event platters
  • Additional Information
    If you or someone you know has learning, health or other challenges, this Occupational Aide Readiness (OAR) program can assist with the training needed for employment. This specially developed technical diploma offers additional assistance and support to help pave the way for success. Before applying, please contact Educational Support Services at 920-735-2569.

  • Undecided?

    Still undecided about your major or exploring your career options? Check out these resources to identify your personality traits, values, abilities and interests – important considerations when choosing a career. You’ll also find details about scheduling a college visit and contact information for our career counselors if you’d like more personal assistance. We’re here to help you explore your options.

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Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs, so you can get the right training at the right time in your career.

Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs.