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Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts Career Technical Education Pathway

Heat Up Your Career

The Culinary Arts Pathway provides students with in-depth, hands on experience that emphasizes industry awareness and food production skills. This program gives students an opportunity to learn how to prepare baked goods and foods from around the world. Through coursework, students will grow and refine professional, practical, and teamwork skills that can be called upon for the rest of their lives. This career pathway helps students by providing guidance and work based learning experience used in the culinary industry in an effort to give students an advantage in the job market. 

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experience in the classroom to select a career pathway that they are passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new Culinary Arts career. Classes include:

  • Intro to Baking & Pastry
  • World Cuisine
  • Adv Culinary

Get Real

Take your learning out into the real business world and see first-hand what awaits you in the Culinary Arts field. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Local Resort & Restaurant Tours
  • College Campus Visits
  • Professional Guest Speakers
  • Internships Interviews
  • Hospitality Week

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart an exciting career in the always-energetic culinary world with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Disciplines and career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Line Cook
  • Prep Cook
  • Grill Cook
  • Pastry Prep Assistant
  • Server
  • Host
  • Research And Development Chef Assistant
  • Food Blogger

Industry Average: $45,000 - $65,000/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 10% to 14%

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Ready to Get Cooking?

Contact your college & career technician for availability.
Programs are subject to change.

CTE Teacher:
Mari Vogt
(805) 278-2907

Ayna Scamardo

Interested in pursuing this career after graduation?


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