The culinary, hospitality and tourism industries are soaring in Southeastern Massachusetts. You can thrive with them through Bristol.

The Bristol Culinary Arts Program and Hospitality Management are two of Bristol's premier areas of study. These programs will provide you with invaluable, real-life experience in all of the disciplines of the restaurant and hospitality industries. You will graduate from Bristol as a well-rounded professional ready to step into the kitchen or hotel office.

Click here to view the Bristol Culinary Arts Program and Hospitality Management information sessions and admissions requirements.

Areas of Study

Culinary and Hospitality Requirements

The Culinary Arts, Culinary Arts Baking and Pastry Option, and Hospitality Management Programs are considered selective admission programs. In addition to submitting the admission application, official high school/equivalency and college transcripts, and fee (if required), students must also complete the following steps as part of the admissions process: 

  1. Applicants must complete the College Placement Test, Accuplacer. Students requiring developmental courses in math, reading, or English must complete those courses prior to enrolling in any culinary lab courses.

    If you are a transfer student who has successfully completed college level Math and/or English, please contact Admissions to see if you may be exempt from testing. Visit the  Bristol Testing Center page for testing information.

  2. Attend a Culinary Arts Applicant Information Session or Hospitality Management Applicant Information Session.