Culinary Arts

Do you love to cook for friends and family? Is your favorite channel the Food Network? Gain experience and active learning in a full-scale commercial kitchen and learn how to succeed in the fast-paced culinary industry.


PDF DocumentCulinary Arts Program Summary Sheet

CORE SKILLS

  • Safety and sanitation
  • Knife skills
  • Workplace safety
  • Work ethic
  • Customer service skills
  • Teamwork and employability skills
  • Communication skills

FUTURE CAREER OPTIONS

  • Chef
  • Baker
  • Butcher
  • Restaurant manager
  • Food marketing specialist
  • Food safety inspector

CERTIFICATIONS and ACADEMIC CREDIT

  • English and/or math credit
  • Post-secondary articulated credit
  • Pro-Start certification
  • PASSES EDGE workplace safety certificate
  • Restaurant Assoc. ProStart Level 1&2
  • ServSafe Food Handlers certificate
  • ServSafe Managers certificate
  • Visual Performing Applied Arts credit

SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

Making connections with guest speakers, field trips, and taking advantage of job shadows, co-op and work experiences gives students real experiences in the field of culinary arts.

LEADERSHIP and SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Club participation, competition and leadership can occur with Skills USA, National Technical Honor Society and Student Council.