Culinary & Pastry Arts


The tourism industry is the fuel that makes the Sandhills region of North Carolina run.

This industry has diverse workforce needs. The purpose of the Culinary and Pastry Arts program is to provide our students with opportunities to gain hands-on experience from an industry-experienced faculty. Our programs combine a strong business management core with a special focus on the unique challenges in the fields of culinary and pastry arts to enhance each student’s career and earning potential.


Our Programs

Baking & Pastry Arts

Culinary Arts


See Our Facilities

Most Culinary and Pastry Arts classes are held in Little Hall. Click on this building on our Virtual Tour‚ and see our Whole Harvest Kitchen, Russell Dining Room, Baking and Pastry Labs, Culinary Arts Lab, and the building exterior.

Come Dine with us at Sandhills!


Contact Information

Martin Brunner CHE, CEPC
Professor, Program Coordinator Baking and Pastry Arts
113 Little Hall

Chris Currier CHE, CEC, ICE, CIC
Professor, Director of Food and Beverage
113 Little Hall

Erin Durkee, CHE
Department Chair Culinary Arts & Pastry Arts
Coordinator Culinary Arts

Sandhills Community College
3395 Airport Road
Pinehurst NC 28374