Culinary Arts Title
  • The Culinary Arts program prepares students for success in the food service and hospitality industry. Students are taught food preparation, dining service, inventory control, safety, and sanitation. Students also learn nutrition, healthy cooking, equipment identification, use of hand tools, and culinary vocabulary. Students prepare soups and sauces, breakfast entrées, sandwich production, pies, cakes, yeast-raised products, entrée preparation, international dishes, vegetable preparation, garnishing, salads, and dressings. Students may seek immediate employment, enter an apprentice program or continue culinary or management studies at the postsecondary level. Culinary Arts is a creative program for students to learn teamwork, different techniques, and preparation skills. Students learn safety and sanitation efficiency as well as hospitality services.

     

    Industry Certifications a Student May Earn

    • OSHA-10
    • Serve Safe Certification

     

    Median Wage for Related Occupations

    • Supervisors - Food Preparation & Serving Workers $43,900
    • Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria $30,830
    • Restaurant Cook $27,440
    • Cooks, Short Order $29,700
    • Head Chef $57,500