📘 Culinary Arts 1 📝
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COURSE DESCRIPTION Culinary Arts I
This one semester course introduces and provides an overview of the culinary arts field as well as prepares the student to enter the second, third, and fourth year Culinary Arts program. The student will pass a safety and sanitation test that is comparable to the health department requirement for the industry. The student will become familiar with and learn to use and operate the tools, utensils and equipment used in the industry. They will learn to read recipes and follow written directions to produce food items like quick breads and cookies. The students will gain some experience about careers and jobs in the culinary arts field.
Upon completion of this course, proficient students will have knowledge in the components of commercial kitchen safety and sanitation, history of the foodservice industry, careers, nutrition, recipe basics, proper kitchen tools and equipment, and kitchen staples. Throughout the course students will gain experience in commercial food production and service operations, while preparing for further training at the postsecondary level.
Students enrolled in the culinary arts classes are expected to become active participants in the SkillsUSA student organization.
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