Culinary Uniform Expectations

​W​hite chef coat – must be worn at all times in the kitchen lab. Clean and wrinkle-free. Optional – your name on the right chest.

Chef pants – clean, wrinkle-free houndstooth or solid black chef pants. Hems must not touch the floor. Long pants must be worn in the kitchen and must be at least ankle length but not touch the floor. Skirts in houndstooth or black may be worn only for religious or cultural reasons. Skirts must be ankle length but not touch the floor.

Chef's hat – skull cap or baker's hat in black or white. No ball caps or any other hats allowed. All hair must be restrained.

Apron – white or black apron, bib or bistro style.

Kitchen safe shoes – black, comfortable, commercial style, closed-toe with water and grease resistant soles.

Socks – black or white.

T-shirt – plain white only under chef coat – no colors or lettering visible through chef coat.

Nails and nail polish – No nail polish or false nails of any kind are permitted. All nails must be trimmed to fingertip length.
Jewelry- Hands: No jewelry of any kind is to be worn in the kitchen except for plain band with no settings. Ears: limit to one stud per ear, nothing dangling. Face: all facial studs, piercings and chains need to be removed. This includes nose, cheek, eyebrow and neck. Wrist: watches need to be removed and or buttoned to Chef Coat or shirt. No bracelets.

Beards and moustaches must be trimmed to 0.5-inch or be in a beard net

Students must be in Culinary Dress code to attend kitchen lab classes.