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Adult Program: Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality- 1200 Hours

High School Program: Culinary Arts - 4 Credits

The Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality program includes more than just food preparation and serving. This program also includes the identification, storage, selection and presentation of a wide variety of foods. Students participate in “real work” activities such as catering, preparation and presentation. Training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills, as well as safe, efficient work practices are a primary task. Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program and provide instruction in the use of special tools, state of the art equipment and other materials and regulations that are found in the industry. The restaurant and foodservice industry is looking for the country's best individuals to be its future stars. Restaurant and foodservice, a $440-billion industry, is growing so quickly that it creates 300,000 new jobs each year and with that growth comes opportunities for advancement if you have the right skills and attitude.

Students who successfully complete and meet the classroom requirements will be prepared to take certification exams available through the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association. Students are encouraged to take the ServSafe Certification exam.

Employment Opportunities
It is no secret that the restaurant and foodservice industry is growing. It is estimated that from 2006 to 2016 the number of jobs in the restaurant and food service will increase by 1.9 million - of which approximately 47,000 will be management positions. For more information regarding Gainful Employment on this program click here!

FL Department of Education Curriculum Frameworks for Commercial Foods & Culinary Arts/Professional Culinary Arts & Hospitality Adult program / Culinary Arts High School program.


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On Cooking, 5th Edition 978-0-13510-126-1 $115.25
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