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Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts program is designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the exciting world of culinary professionals. Students will learn the tools to be successful in a commercial kitchen from sanitation, kitchen basics, nutrition, knife skills and more. The program also covers dining room service including waitressing, meal, table and customer service through the use of a live cafe. You will also learn the base from which you can branch out into writing a food blog or restaurant and product reviews; become a food photographer or salesperson. Students learn the basics of entrepreneurship in developing menus and playing with recipes and marketing strategies, so you can open your own business. Students who complete the program can further their education or enter into the workforce as a prep cook, baker, restaurant manager, food buyer, restaurant reviewer and more.

Is this program a fit?

I enjoy:

  • Learning about different cultures and their food

  • Working with food

  • Working with people and customer service

  • Working under pressure


 
 
 
 
 

I am able to:

  • Communicate - speaking with customers and maintaining polite professional relationships

  • Follow Directions - follow recipes and directions of the Chef

  • Pay Attention to Detail - be precise in ordering food products, measuring the ingredients or figuring out what time to cook certain food items

  • Perform Technical Skills - use a wide range of tools and dangerous equipment safely

I am comfortable with:

  • Math - measurements and arithmetic skills including fractions, decimals, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

  • Reading - interacting with technical texts

  • Writing - composing essays, news articles, and other written communication.