Available courses

Culinary Arts I 88005100
Grade(s): 9-11
Pre-Req: N/A

This course covers the history of the food service industry and careers in that industry.
Also covered are state mandated guidelines for food service and how to attain food handler training certification; safety in the workplace; employability skills; leadership/teamwork skills; care and use of commercial culinary equipment; basic food science; basic nutrition; and following recipes in food preparation labs. This course involves both theory and actual hands on experience. It is designed to prepare students for gainful employment and/or entry into the food production and service industry.

Culinary Arts I 88005100
Grade(s): 9-11
Pre-Req: N/A

This course covers the history of the food service industry and careers in that industry.
Also covered are state mandated guidelines for food service and how to attain food handler training certification; safety in the workplace; employability skills; leadership/teamwork skills; care and use of commercial culinary equipment; basic food science; basic nutrition; and following recipes in food preparation labs. This course involves both theory and actual hands on experience. It is designed to prepare students for gainful employment and/or entry into the food production and service industry.

Culinary Arts II 88005200
Grade(s): 10-12
Pre-Req: Successful completion of Culinary I with A or B average, Advanced Culinary Application and recommendation

In this course students will learn and perform front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house duties. Students will prepare quality food products and present them creatively; demonstrate safe, sanitary work procedures; understand food science principles related to cooking and baking; and utilize nutrition concepts when planning meals/menus. This course involves both theory and actual hands on experience.

Culinary Arts III 88005300
Grade(s): 10-12
Pre-Req: Successful completion of Culinary I and II with A or B average, Advanced Culinary Application and recommendation

  In this course the student will develop a business plan to create a restaurant and through utilization of technology in the workplace research career opportunities in professional cooking/baking; Through foodservice management skills the student will follow guidelines on food selection, purchasing, Cost control techniques, and storage; and use communication skills. Students will prepare and present a variety of advanced food products; create centerpieces. Students will be tested as food safety managers through training/certification programs that are acceptable in Florida (ServSafe and ProStart).

Culinary Arts IV Honors 88005400
Grade(s): 12
Pre-Req: Successful completion of Culinary I, II, and III with A or B average, Advanced Culinary Application and recommendation

       This course provides opportunities for students to apply their acquired knowledge and skills, and develop advanced culinary techniques in culinary related scenarios. Students will learn using modern technology and culinary trends. This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of four occupational completion points. The fourth course in the program is comprised of three (3) tracks and is intended to provide flexibility for students in the last year of the Culinary Arts program. Track 1 is focused on Culinary and Hospitality Management. Track 2 is focused on Advanced Baking Techniques. Track 3 is focused on Gastronomy and Garde Manger Skills.


Honors Level Course Note: Academic rigor is more than simply assigning to students a greater quantity of work. Through the application, analysis, evaluation, and creation of complex ideas that are often abstract and multi-faceted, students are challenged to think and collaborate critically on the content they are learning.

Resources for Culinary Students - Students will automatically be granted access while enrolled in Culinary.

In this course students will produce the school newsmagazine (print) and the associated online news site and social media accounts.

Students will learn various types of writing, photography, and design skills. Students will also learn the business side of journalism through advertisement sales and fundraisers.
In this course students will produce the school newsmagazine (print) and the associated online news site and social media accounts.

Students will learn various types of writing, photography, and design skills. Students will also learn the business side of journalism through advertisement sales and fundraisers.
Theatre 1, Acting 1, Acting 2 3 4H, Theatre Production 1 2 3H 4H,  Technical Theatre 1 2 3 4H