Culinary Arts

Students in Culinary Arts

Course Description

The Culinary pathway at CEC is a learning environment for students interested in gaining skills in different aspects of the culinary industry. This course teaches a curriculum written by the National Restaurant Association called ProStart. This is a two year course for students ages 16 and over offering the ability to obtain a certification for both years. We also offer a certification in safety and sanitation through a nationally known course called ServSafe. Come enjoy learning hands on in a commercial kitchen under the instruction of industry professionals.


Culinary Arts

Program LengthProgram TimesHigh School Credits
Four SemestersAM: 8:20-10:50
PM: 1:15-3:50
15 Elective Credits
College Credit
Year 1aYear 1b
RST 1550- Food Fundamentals (3 credits)RST 2550- Food Preparation Science (3 credits)

Capston Completion: Achieved in four semesters.

Industry Certifications
Year 1aYear 1b
Prostart 1
Serve Safe Certification
Prostart 2
Serve Safe Certification
Related Careers
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Chef 
  • Baker 
  • Personal Chef 
  • Hospital Chef
  • Food Critic
  • Culinary Instructor
Culinary Arts Faculty

Speak with your school counselor about attending part-time or contact CEC CounselorZachary Williams for more information.