Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts prepares students for careers in hospitality - the largest industry in America today. Instruction includes theory and applications related to food preparation, food management, menu and banquet planning, food and beverage purchasing, quality control, cost analysis, commercial baking and pastry, catering, chef preparation, institutional foods, meat cutting, cooking methods, nutrition, safety, and sanitation.

CULINARY ARTS - PROGRAM INFORMATION

INSTRUCTOR:  MR. RYAN JONES

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Areas of Study

  • Intro to Hospitality & Food Service
  • Safety & Sanitation
  • Food Preparation
  • Garde Manger
  • Basic Baking
  • Purchasing, Inventory, Storage
  • Nutrition
  • Dining Room Service
  • Menu Planning
  • Human Relations Skills

Career Opportunities

  • Food Preparation Assistant
  • Kitchen Helper
  • Restaurant/Dining Room/General Manager
  • Waiter/Waitress/Server
  • Baker
  • Cook
  • Chef
  • Pastry Chef
  • Dietitian
  • Nutritionist
  • Food Scientist
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COLLEGE AND CAREER OUTLOOK

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Students Occupationally and Academically Ready (SOAR) programs of study prepare today’s student for tomorrow’s high demand and high wage careers.

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See how PA Bureau of Career and Technical Education SOAR Programs of Study taken at the High School level may transfer into participating postsecondary institutions and technical centers.

PROGRAM CERTIFICATIONS

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National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) provides industry-based credentials and partner industry certifications for students enrolled in career and technical education programs.

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Culinary Arts Certifications:

  • Pennsylvania Skills Certificate (NOCTI)
  • American Heart Association – Heartsaver® CPR/AED/First Aid
  • United States Department of Agriculture ServSafe Certification

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION INDUSTRY PARTNERS

SCTC's Cooperative Education Program provides students with hands-on learning opportunities through on-site work for local companies.

What is The Co-op Program?

  • Bridges the classroom-to-employment gap
  • Provides real-world experience
  • Builds your resume
  • Refines program skills
  • Presents networking opportunities

Thank you to all of our industry partners!