The Culinary Arts program of study includes an introduction to various food service careers. Students develop a broad understanding of American Culinary Federation (ACF) skills and competencies, practice the fundamental concepts and techniques of food preparation and professional industry standards, and demonstrate appropriate principles of cooking practices, safety and sanitation procedures, knife skills, and meal planning. Students will participate in a monitored work-based learning internship with a chef in the industry. Upon acceptance into the program students will be required to purchase specific materials such as a uniform, proper shoes, and trade tools. Recommended Electives: Entrepreneurship, Financial Literacy for Teens, and International Culture and Cuisine.