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Culinary Arts is a semester course offered first semester every-other year. It is designed to farther learning in the culinary profession. The class starts by learning about the value of quality customer server to the dining experience. The students will learn more about the profession food service equipment, cookware, knives, hand tools, and measuring equipment. Food preparation will be a main focus, looking at cooking techniques used to prepare all types of foods from meats, vegetables, fruits, pasta, soups, sandwiches, breads and desserts. This class is for our future chefs and cooks.

Foods & Nutrition Semester
9-12

Eating to stay healthy and it's side effects on wellness, budgeting for the meal, and using related equipment are just a few of the topics covered in Foods and Nutrition. As a one-semester course, offered only first semester, it is worth half of a credit. The students start out with sanitation, food safety, and kitchen safety. Once that is mastered, learning to read and mathematically change recipes will be covered. Students will evaluate their own diets, as well as normal diets, special health concern diets, fad diets, eating disorders, and athlete's diets. Food preparation will take place making many meals following certain nutritional guidelines. This class is good for students that need to prepare meals at home, want a job in the food related area, or want to go into Food or Nutrition career areas.

Pro-Start 1 Semester
10-12


Pro-Start 1 is an industry-driven curriculum to teach careers in food service and to teach the basic skills and knowledge students need for success in the food service industry. Covered topics are customer relations, preparing and serving safe food, preventing accidents and injuries, kitchen basics, food service equipment, nutrition, business math, controlling food service cost and working with people. Food preparation takes place covering breakfast, salads, sandwiches, fruits, and vegetables. This class is for students that want to see if the food-service industry is the career for them. This class also covers the ServSafe book. ServSafe is covered with national test taken. If student passes they get a ServSafe certificate.
* Please note after successfully completing Pro-Start 1 & 2 with 400 hours of food service experience,
the student will qualify for $2,000 worth of scholarships to continue post-high school education in the restaurant industry. Pro Start 1 is offered first semester only.*

Pro-Start 2 Semester
10-12

Pro-Start 2 is an industry-driven curriculum to teach careers in food service and teach the basic skills and knowledge they need for success in the food service industry. Covered topics are history of food, lodging industry, serving, marketing, inventory, accounting, tourism and communication. This class will attend the Pro Start contest. * Please note after successfully completing Pro-Start 1 & 2 with 400 hours of food service experience, the student will get $2,000 worth of scholarships in restaurant management programs in college. This class is offered second semester only.

Pro-Start Business Semester
11-12


ProStart Business will give hands on experience in planning, organizing, and running a food related business. Students will see what an entrepreneur is, the different type of ownerships, how to develop a business plan, how to market a business, how to hire and manage a staff, as well as the ins and outs of financing your business. profits will go back to the students, for their post-Secondary Education.* Please note after successfully completing Pro-Start 1 &2 with 400 hours of food service experience,the student will get $2,000 worth of scholarships in restaurant management programs in college. This class is offered first semester, even years only.

Work Study FACS Semester
12


Students who have completed Advanced FACS, can ask to do on the job training in FACS. The student would work alongside an experienced employee to gain more hands on experience in their FACS area. The student will complete a portfolio to prepare for college or post-high school training.

Advanced Foods & Nutrition Semester
11


Prepare for your future in a Family and Consumer career area is the main focus. Students will get job experience in the Foods & Nutrition field or related fields. The students will learn the technology that business has, customer relations, and food and nutrition skills. Two reports will be completed, one the Food & Nutrition career they are interested in and the other on where they could go for Post-High School education in that field.

Work Study Foods & Nutrition Semester
12

Student will locate and get a paid position in a Foods Service or Foods Service related field. They will be at this position 5, 6, and 7th hour. Students are required to complete a time sheet and add to their portfolio.