Culinary Arts

  • This program is designed for students interested in becoming commercial cooks for restaurants, hotels, hospitals or catering services. Cooking, menu planning, management skills, sanitation and safety practices and table service are covered in this program. Students receive practical experience preparing lunches, dinners and banquets for nonprofit organizations. Each student also participates in an internship at a local restaurant or college dining facility.

Culinary Arts Tours

  • Skills/Topics Covered

    • Safety
    • Sanitation
    • Basic cooking techniques
    • Product identification
    • Basic baking techniques
    • The professional kitchen
    • Entering the workforce


    Internship Experiences

    • Many area restaurants
    • Area college production kitchens


    Opportunities for Additional Education in the Field

    Many local colleges, state universities and private colleges.


    Articulation Agreements/College Credit

    • Mohawk Valley Community College
    • Johnson & Wales University
    • SUNY


    Potential Careers with CTE Training

    • Cook
    • Prep cook
    • Front of the house
Culinary Arts 2020-21
  • Potential Careers with Additional Training

    • Chef
    • Manager