Based in the heart of Grand Rapids, MI, our boutique firm provides culinary education as well as industry-oriented consultation services.
We specialize in food safety training, overall concept and menu development, cost control analysis and staff training.
Let’s serve safe food together.
- Shawn Kohlhaas and the Culinary Cultivation's team has been wonderful to work with! From assisting with our Employee Picnics, to providing Safe Serve classes to our customers, this team DOES IT ALL! They have been able to service a broad range of needs for us, while always r ... Read More Gordon Food Service
- We had a business plan and a wealth of knowledge about beer, but we knew very little about building a commercial kitchen, creating a menu, and navigating our way through the health department requirements. We partnered with Culinary Cultivations and transformed an empty spac ... Read More Creston Brewery
- Our team has come to rely on the professional services of Culinary Cultivations. The Culinary Cultivations team supports our business with service professionals for the front of the house as well as culinary professionals. The Culinary Cultivations team members are well tra ... Read More The Catering Company
- Culinary Cultivations has been our go-to team to reach out to as we certify our management and hourly staff. Always professional teachers, flexible course times and locations and efficient classes with great scores from our staff in turn. Shawn specifically is a pleasure to ... Read More Donkey Taqueria
- Culinary Cultivations has become my go-to source when I need to ServSafe train multiple employees at a time. Shawn and team are extremely efficient, making the registration process and the distribution of course materials hassle-free. Instruction is professional, engaging a ... Read More Creative Dining Services
- Culinary Cultivations was easy to work with. We needed to train 30 staff members on a Saturday morning and they were professional, on time and engaging with our staff. I highly recommend using them if you are looking for staff certification. ... Read More Milange Bistro and Catering
- Culinary Cultivations has been our go-to team to reach out to as we certify our management and hourly staff. Always professional teachers, flexible course times and locations and efficient classes with great scores from our staff in turn. Shawn specifically is a pleasure to ... Read More The Winchester
Our Mission is to bring our professional expertise and real world experience to the exacting standards as taught in our classrooms for all our ServSafe Training Programs; as well as a fresh and efficient approach to all aspects of food service and hospitality as dependent upon the unique needs of our clients.
Our Consultation services range from onsite inspections and instruction to working on your systems and other needed items for your operation.
- Menu Development
- Recipe Books
- Specification Books
- Training Manuals
- Site Specific Checklists, Procedures and Job Flows/Descriptions
- Operations Analysis
- Industry Professional Shopping
Culinary Staffing Solutions
If you’re hosting an event, short staffed, or just need assistance in a time of need, we can help with your culinary staffing needs.
Culinary Cultivations uses only industry professionals from our vast resources of culinary professional. The staff will show up at your door prepared and ready to complete the tasks necessary to make any of your culinary challenges a success.