Have you always dreamed of owning a restaurant? Do you enjoy cooking? If you answered yes to either of these questions then our Culinary Arts Program could be right for you. Click on the link below to read about some of the common personality traits of the Chef:
This course is taught by highly qualified chef instructors and prepares students for immediate employment in the foods industry.
This program can lead to careers in restaurant and catering services. Jobs available in this industry include:
- Wine Steward
- Food Safety Inspector
- Dietician and Nutritionist
- Food Technologist
- Institutional Food Service employee
- Restaurant and Facilities Manager
The course includes food preparation and serving; identification, storage, selection and presentation of a wide variety of foods. Students are taught through lectures, classroom demonstrations, lab work, field trips, and multi-media computer presentations. The training includes daily preparation of lunch in a restaurant setting along with specialty preparations for banquets, conferences, and many other community-based activities.
The Culinary Arts program is a 1200 hour course and takes approximately 1 year to complete. Students receive a state of Florida Adult Certificate of Completion upon graduation.
Students will then either move on to employment in the field or may continue their education at a State or Culinary College working towards an Associate degree in Culinary Management. Completion of this course allows articulation to any State College in Florida equal to 15 credit hours.
Subjects taught in the Culinary Arts Program include:
- Food Preparation
- Cook, Restaurant
- Chef/ Head Cook
- Food Service Management
- Breakfast Cook
- Line Cook
- Pastry Cook
To apply to this program please read through the admissions process and instructions on this page:
The O*NET program is the primary source of occupational information. It has detailed descriptions of careers this program may lead to for you.