Career Major - Culinary Arts Assistant

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Culinary Arts Assistant - Fairview Campus
The Culinary Arts Assistant career major prepares students for a variety of food preparation skills required for a career in food services and/or food preparation.  Instruction incorporates kitchen fundamentals such as safety, sanitation, and kitchen equipment with more advanced training in quantity preparation and presentation of entrees and desserts.  Also covered are dining room management principles and specific subject areas such as stocks, soups and sauces.  Students will have opportunities to apply the skills they learn in an external internship.  The ProStart and ServSafe certification by National Restaurant Association may be taught/obtained during this course.

Career Major Length: 670 hours

SOC Code: 35.2014
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Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism 60
Culinary Basic Skills 120
Dining Room Management 120
Culinary Advanced Skills 120
Foundations in Culinary I 65
Foundations in Culinary II 65
FACS Ed Capstone 120


Campus Location: Fairview

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes, for those who qualify.

Who Can Enroll: High School Juniors and Seniors& Adults

Student Organization: SkillsUSA and ProStart

Tuition and Materials Use Fees:
Full-time in-district adult tuition - $1,340
Full-time out-of-district adult - $2,680
Full-time materials use fees - $335

Salary Range: $8.05

Helpful Attributes and Abilities:

  • Reading, language and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Good eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Cluster: Hospitality and Recreation

Pathway: Restaurant Food & Beverage Services

Instructor: Mrs. Jeanette Blevins

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Updated 6/9/15