The Culinary Arts program introduces students to food preparation, safety and sanitation, menu planning and nutrition and encompasses varied aspects of the restaurant business. Students learn fundamental preparation terms, concepts and methods in Culinary Arts using a hands-on approach in a commercial kitchen. They are introduced to various cuisines that include different flavor profiles representing numerous cultures and regions as well as their history. Students explore their interest in Culinary Arts for a possible career option or solely to enjoy learning professional techniques in the kitchen.
Students have an opportunity to obtain the ServSafe certification. ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program administered by the National Restaurant Association. The program is accredited by ANSI and the Conference for Food Protection.