Grade Level: 11, 12
Credits: 4.5 per year (1.5 per trimester)
Dates: Year-Long Program
Program Description: The Culinary Arts program is designed to prepare students for a promising career in the food service or hospitality industry. Students will learn kitchen procedures, sanitation and safety, menu planning and costing, dining room service, baking/food preparation, and banquet and catering service taught by industry professionals in a state-of-the art facility. Students will also assist in the operation of our on-site cafe, The Glacier Grill. Program fees apply.
Year 2 option available with instructor permission.
High School Credit Equivalencies: 1.0 - Creative Arts - Sculpture; 3.5 CTE
For specific school district equivalencies, see the Program Credit Equivalencies document located on the Enroll Now page.
College Credits (Subject to Change):
Students who successfully meet course competencies and who earn a grade of C or better may be eligible to receive college credit from one of the following institutions:
Clover Park Technical College- up to 6 credits
Bates Technical College - up to 11 credits
Pierce College - up to 15 credits
Certifications: WA State Food Handler's Permit; First Aid/CPR; ServSafe Certification
Careers in this field:
Chef - Pastry Chef - Hotel Manager - Restaurant Host - Baker - Caterer - Dietician