Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

As a student in Culinary Arts, you will experience a professional chef training program where you will learn a wide range of food preparation techniques as you prepare gourmet foods. Course work follows the nationally recognized ProStart® program.  ProStart's industry-driven curriculum provides real-world educational opportunities and builds practical skills and a foundation that will last a lifetime. You will also use your creativity as you learn the art of food presentation and display.

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Skills Learned

  • Banquet Planning
  • Soup/Sauce Preparation
  • Food Presentation
  • Operation of Commercial Food Equipment
  • Sanitation & Safety Regulations
  • ProStart® Certification
  • ServSafe® Certification
  • Pastry Specialties
  • Fruit & Vegetable Preparation
  • Food Inventory

College Credits

Hocking College & Central Ohio Technical College


  • ProStart Certificate of Achievement
  • ServSafe Manager

Program Highlights

  • Create gourmet foods, cakes and pastries with artistic presentation
  • Plan, prepare and serve meals for upscale events and casual dining
  • Work side-by-side with professional chefs from local restaurants and bakeries

Career Focus

Prepared for professional culinary programs, immediate employment and further education.


  • Sous Chef
  • Line Cook
  • Baker
  • Dietary Assistant
  • Host/Hostess
  • Restaurant Management Trainee
  • Sales Associate with a Food Service Company

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