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Cannabis Culinary Assistant

A Cannabis Culinary Assistant is responsible for a variety of cooking, baking, and infusing cannabis or hemp-based products with extracts. 


A CCA has knowledge about manufacturing operations and complying with policies and procedures related to security, health, and safety, and all relevant codes. A CCA has a basic understanding of inventory management, ordering systems, and equipment needed. All CCAs follow all GMP, HACCP and Q/A processes in facility and understand the pharmacology of cannabis and hemp and how medicinal dosing can be optimized. 


CCAs should have a demonstrated understanding of the different types of extracts that can be infused, operating temperatures, and other infusion techniques. CCAs also understand the basics of cannabis and hemp analytics testing and cannabinoid profiles to optimize infusions. 


Starting in 2020


Saturdays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) rooms 105-108


Session 1: Jan. 25

Session 2: Feb. 1

Session 3: Feb. 8

Session 4: Feb. 15

Session 5: Feb. 22

Session 6: Feb. 29

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Culinary Internship

Starts March 1

The culinary internship runs from March 1 – 15 (three eight-hour days over two weeks).