This degree program prepares individuals to assume positions in a variety of food service settings including full service restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, catering operations, contract food service and health care facilities.
Students will be offered theoretical knowledge/practical applications that provide critical competencies to meet industry demands, including environmental stewardship, operational efficiencies and professionalism. Courses include sanitation/safety, baking, garde manger, culinary fundamentals/production skills, nutrition, customer service, purchasing/cost control, and human resource management.
Courses are offered on evenings and weekends at Porter Ridge High School in Indian Trail.
Technical Standards – These technical standards have been established to inform students of the skills and standards necessary for completion of the Culinary Arts program.