Culinary Arts



Culinary Arts is a ProStart curriculum and is certified by the National Restaurant Association, meaning students enrolled in this program are receiving top-notch training in the culinary field. If this wasn’t enough, students get hands-on experiences operating the Garden Cafe restaurant at Apollo Career Center during their two years in the program. This involves everything from prepping the menu, serving customers, managing day-to-day operations, and developing what it takes to one day take a place in the culinary industry. While using state-of-the-art equipment, students prepare a wide variety of dishes and baked goods and are prepared for careers as a personal chef, sous chef, restaurant manager, caterer and more.


Skills Learned:

  • Culinary terminology
  • Cooking techniques
  • Sanitation and safety
  • Food and beverage cost control
  • Kitchen management and supervision
  • Customer service/guest relations

Potential Careers:

  • Restaurant Manager
  • Caterer
  • Cook
  • Personal Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Dietician

Certifications and Credentials:
ProStart – 9 points
ServSafe – 3 points


Culinary Arts