Culinary Arts

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Culinary arts and hospitality are great career choices for students who are passionate about cooking, tourism or travel. Feed your passion for the perfect pie crust or the perfect hotel experience before you even finish high school!

The Culinary Arts program combines basic and advanced cooking techniques with the study of the food service industry.

The Culinary Arts program is perfect for the foodie, chef or passionate restaurant goer. The Culinary Arts program is designed for students who are passionate about food and want to learn what it means not only to be a chef, but a professional in the industry.

This program focuses on the study of cooking and the related culinary arts that may prepare students for a variety of jobs within the food service industry.

The coursework is designed to prepare students for jobs in institutional, commercial or self-owned food establishments, or other food industry occupations.

Instruction and specialized learning experiences include theory, laboratory and work experience related to planning, selecting, preparing and serving quality food, nutritive values, use and care of commercial equipment, safety and sanitation precautions.


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Career Opportunities:

with 4-year college degrees or higher

  • Executive Chef
  • Hotel and Resort Manager
  • Food Industry Production Manager
  • Food Scientist/Research & Developer

with 2-year college degrees

  • Caterer
  • Chef
  • Pastry Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Food Service Manager

with certifications and/or specialized training

  • Baker
  • Line Cook
  • Cake Decorator Prep
  • Pantry Cook

Instructors: Chef Timothy Lopez and