The CTE Culinary Arts program provides fundamental skills needed for employment in the food service industry at entry level. Instructional components include but are not limited to safety and sanitation, use of small equipment and kitchen tools, recipe interpretation, nutrition, basic food identification and preparation. Students apply skills through the operation of an on-site café.
Immersed in the culinary world, students master the use of food preparation equipment and tools, menu planning principles, effective communication, math calculations, safety and sanitation, workflow between dining room and kitchen operations, recipe conversions and more.CCAC Dual Enrollment Credits are available through this program.
The Culinary Arts program is offered at the following schools:Pittsburgh Carrick High SchoolPittsburgh Westinghouse High SchoolCertifications offered:ServSafe (Food Managers)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
CPR/AED/First-AidStudents who are successful in the Culinary Arts program have the opportunity to earn FREE college credits, as part of this program of study.