The Culinary Arts Academy curriculum provides the opportunity for students to train for a variety of careers in the high demand field of food service and preparation. Academic and technical studies will be integrated, emphasizing and building proficiency in food production and cooking, cost control, nutrition and sanitation and workplace safety. Practical work experience will stress sanitation and safety, and include quantity cooking, baking, menu development and food preparation. School site restaurants and catering opportunities will further enhance front and back of the house skills as well as restaurant management. Student organizations allow for competitions during the school year. Upon completion of this program, students will earn SafeStaff Food Handler certification, be eligible for Gold Seal scholarship opportunities and employment in the food service industry. There are no eligibility criteria required for students applying for these programs.
This program is offered at the following school(s):
- Jupiter Community High
- Palm Beach Central High
- Santaluces Community High
- West Boca Raton Community High