Soil2Service supports and operates Detroit Institute of Gastronomy (DIG). Through this program, DIG offers apprentice style culinary education in a unique hybrid environment that leads to multiple industry recognized certifications. Education can improve lives and Soil2Service is committed to expanding the knowledge of its community.
The Detroit Institute of Gastronomy culinary arts program is a comprehensive hands-on culinary arts program designed to expand the student’s understanding of cooking and gastronomy through on-the-job training combined with distance education instructor led classes leading to industry recognized certifications and a graduate diploma.
Utilizing the US-DOL registered, American Culinary Federation Education Foundation’s Apprentice curriculum, enhanced with unique course offerings, the student is fully engaged in a “learn while you earn” environment. Over seven globally recognized certifications are built into the program to measure student progress and produce a graduate ready to launch their career.
Detroit Institute of Gastronomy Mission Statement
We are committed to provide quality education crafted to build students with a well-informed mind; skillful hands; feet that willingly carry responsibility; a head held high in confidence yet bowed down in respect; a heart for hospitality; and the spirit to serve others.
Philosophy of Detroit Institute of Gastronomy
Detroit Institute of Gastronomy is a student-centered Institute both in its philosophy and its operation. With our industry partners, we lead the way in preparing students by supporting and empowering their achievement of knowledge, skills, and abilities resulting in productive individuals who contribute to their community, continue lifelong learning and become global citizens.
We affirm equal access to all aspects of the institute for the diverse population it serves. The institution approaches all endeavors with the highest standards of ethics and professionalism focused on increasing and enhancing employment opportunities for students who graduate from DIG. The institute, with its faculty and staff, is committed to excellence in its services, programs, and practices. Graduates, upon completion of the program, will possess the requisite knowledge and skills to meet their educational goals.
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Detroit Institute of Gastronomy has worked with some of the areas premier culinary operations to provide a hands on educational experience like no other. Our concierge team is ready to help students through the enrollment process to begin their education. Contact a member of the team today at:
To enroll in DIG for the next class start or request additional information, click the button below. For class information, policies and student information, review the State of Michigan DIG Student Catalog_ V1 VS8 Sous Chef (1).
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