Vista Adult School has recently completed construction of a state of the art, culinary training lab. The new kitchen facility will allow us to train budding chefs for exciting careers in the culinary industry. San Diego County, and specifically North San Diego County, is a diverse, culinary hub. From high-end resorts, to breweries and distilleries, to a variety of cutting edge cuisine; this region is a culinary hotspot and ideal travel destination. Even during the current pandemic, the demand for restaurants and resorts in our local area is consistent.
Beginning in Spring 2021, we will offer a wide range of culinary training experiences from one day classes to a comprehensive 12-week culinary training program. Our training program is ideal for those in the restaurant industry wanting to gain skills to grow their career or for those looking to begin a new career path in this exciting industry sector. Follow us on social media to stay updated on our culinary training classes:
Chef Emily Menkes has enjoyed a career that has spanned over 25 years and is a graduate from California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. She worked in some of the city’s finest hotels and restaurants in San Francisco, San Diego and even participated in an apprenticeship at the famed Ristorante La Mora in Tuscany, Italy. Currently, she is involved in teaching private cooking classes, is chef–owner of a catering business, and does culinary consulting for restaurant owners.