• About Culinary Arts

    Students taking this course will learn the fundamentals of cooking and baking as well as food safety, food prep and service, sanitation and safety, maintenance of tools and equipment and nutritional guidelines. Students also develop the cooking and baking skills necessary to be successful in the culinary industry.

    The course will emphasize creative, hands-on food preparation in a fully equipped kitchen, as well as professionalism and work habits required in this industry. Students will have the opportunity to receive work-based training such as job shadowing, field trips and other capstone experiences at area restaurants. The curriculum includes the National Food Industry standards for the ServSafe Certification, an industry credential that verifies that an applicant entering the workforce has the necessary skills for employment.

    * This program is located at the Maple Street Magnet School.