Culinary Arts

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CULINARY ARTS I & II – #8275/#8276

ABOUT:

  • Two-year program that prepares students to enter employment in food service occupations
  • Instruction focuses on sanitation, nutrition, food preparation, purchasing, and inventory control in addition to food presentation and service
  • Students plan menus, prepare food and use a variety of types of kitchen equipment
  • Projections through 2022 indicates a job growth increase of 6% in some of the more skilled Culinary Arts positions

STUDENT STUDY: culinary picture
Cooking meals according to specific customer requests
Preparing special meals for patients as instructed by a Dietician
Estimating requirements for food and other supplies based on customer numbers
Supervising and training other cooks
Planning menus, taking advantage of foods in season and available locally
Ordering food and kitchen supplies and keeping detailed records and accounts

PREQUISITIES:
Students who enter this program must possess adaptability and the desire to work with people
Understand concepts of measurement, and have the ability to accurately perform arithmetic operations on whole decimal and fractional numbers
Students must have completed English 10 with a minimum of grade of “C”
CAMPUS LOCATION: Woodside Lane, Newport News
SESSIONS: A.M and P.M
CLASS SIZE: 20 Students per AM and PM class
CREDENTIALS: National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Credentialing Exam & Serv Safe Certification
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: Skills USA
CLASS FEES:

Program Fees:                                                                         Culinary Arts I
Activity  Fee $17.00
Workbook $20.00
Jacket $24.00
**Optional ServSafe** $36.00
Program Fees:        Culinary Arts II
Jacket $24.00
Activity  Fee $17.00
**Optional ServSafe** $36.00

INSTRUCTOR: Tonya Ward, tanya.ward@nhrec.org  (757)874-4444 ext. 9-5540
BIO:
Master Certified Food Executive (MCFE)
Certified Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Manager (HACCP)
Serv Safe Instructor
B.A. Hotel, Restaurant, and Business Management

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:                     Waiters/Waitresses
Prep Cooks
Short Order Cooks
Line Cooks
Chefs
Shift Managers
Restaurant Managers

BUSINESS PARTNERS:
Colonial Williamsburg
Camp Peary