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Hospitality & Tourism Career Field
Learn the fundamentals of preparing and serving foods in a variety of settings.
t Ohio College Tech Prep
CT2 Career Technical Credit Transfer Program
Year One - 4.0 elective 
Year Two - 4.0 elective
Certification: students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications from the National Restaurant Association:
  • National Restaurant Association
  • ProStart®  
  • ServSafe®
The Culinary Arts & Food Services program is a two-year program designed for students who have a desire to learn about and work in the foodservice industry. Students will develop basic and advanced culinary skills in a commercial kitchen, and will learn to prepare, present and serve food for guests in The Valley Inn Restaurant. Students will have the opportunity to enhance their customer service and management skills as they coordinate community catering events. Successful students will be self motivated, with a passion for food and people, and have the skills to work well with others. Other programs in Hospitality & Tourism career field: Hotels & Resorts.
 What skills will I learn?What types of equipment are used? 
  • Kitchen safety & sanitation
  • Keeping food safe
  • Knife skills
  • Basic and advanced cooking techniques
  • Food preparation & presentation
  • Menu planning and costing
  • Desserts & baked goods
  • Cost controls
  • Management essentials
  • Marketing
  • Dining room operations
  • Customer service
  • Catering and banquet services

  • Commercial Kitchen Equipment
  • Specialized and Standard Kitchen Hand Tools
  • NCR - POS system
 Community ServiceStudent Organizations
  • The Valley Inn Restaurant
  • Catering Services - Community
  • National Restaurant Association
Chef, Dietitian, Front of the House Managing, Back of the House Managing, Nutritionist, Restaurant Owner/Entrepreneur, Resort Operations, Pastry Chef, Hotel Management, Food/Beverage Management, Research/Development, Server Assistant


Phone Number: 440-746-8292

Welcome to Culinary Arts & Food Services


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8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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