Culinary Arts

Become A Food Service Professional

This class is an introduction to the food service industry with curriculum driven by the operation of the Glass Onion Restaurant.

Semester 1
Level 1 students learn basic cooking skills such as soups, sauces, entrees breads and desserts. Field trips, school-to-work opportunities and experiences in dining room service, catering, cashiering and hosting are included.

Semester 2
Level 2 students gain further experience in menu planning, costing, kitchen management and off campus catering with an emphasis on customized curriculum. In depth work experience in area businesses is available to qualified students.

Grades 11-12 | Full Day | 240 Minutes Daily

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  • 10 credit hours on transcript
  • Successful completion of one or more math courses
  • To advance to Semester 2, students need a B or higher in Semester 1


(based on two semesters)

  • 1 embedded science credit
  • 5 elective credits

Qualifying students earn 6 college credits (NECI) at no cost to the student!

Industry Recognized Credentials

  • ServSafe Certification
  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • OSHA 10
  • Experience via Culinary Institute of America

Professional Skill Building

  • Cooking Foundations
  • Restaurant Operations
  • Business Management
  • Line Cook Station
  • Bread Baking Fundamentals
  • Catering & Community Experience
  • Nutrition
  • Sanitation
  • Knife Skills
  • Meat Cutting
  • Menu Planning
  • Customer Service
  • Desserts & Pastries