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Culinary Arts

This library guide gathers resources useful for studies in the culinary arts.

Welcome to the Culinary Arts guide!

The Contra Costa College Library has many resources available for culinary arts students, covering topics from recipes to management to careers. This guide gives you an introduction to what we have, but feel free to Ask a Librarian if you'd like more info!

Photo of Contra Costa College culinary arts students at the January, 2015 Iron Chef cook-offBooks: Look here for key books in this topic area (including print books on our shelves, and electronic books you can use from home). Try these subject searches:

     - Cooking
     - Food - Industry and production

     - Gastronomy

Articles: We've chosen a few key article databases for your topic area where you might find information in magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Videos: Want to watch something on your topic? Check out our video databases.

Internet Sources: Finding a high quality website through Google can feel frustrating. We have some evaluation tips and ideas of where you might want to start.

Careers: Explore information about careers in Culinary Arts.