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Culinary & Hospitality

Join us to delve into the relationship between a guest and a host, a connoisseur and a chef, or a tourist and a guide. This is the Culinary and Hospitality Pathway.  

ProStart® is a nationwide high school program that reaches nearly 150,000 students in more than 1,900 high schools. 

From culinary techniques to management skills, ProStart®’s industry-driven curriculum provides real-life experience opportunities and builds practical skills and a foundation that will last a lifetime.

 

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ProStart 1

Credits:
10
Course Description

Students will acquire college-level knowledge and business skills in the rapidly growing industry of hospitality management. Interpersonal skills  management skills  use of technology  customer service  and fundamentals of professional food preparation will be covered. Interaction with business people from the community and field trips are emphasized. This course will benefit students interested in management careers in food service and the hotel/motel industry  as well as other businesses. Students will be encouraged to explore a wide variety of careers through Work-Based Learning.

Graduation Requirement

ProStart 2

Credits:
10
Course Description

Students will continue to be trained for employment in restaurants and hospitality. The basic skills taught in ProStart I will be reviewed and additional skills such as customer relations, accounting procedures, and more advanced food preparation skills will be taught.  This course will train you in food preparation techniques as well as hotel/motel management skills. You will take exciting field trips and hear from guest speakers in the industry.

Graduation Requirement

Work-Based Learning: Culinary & Hospitality

Credits:
5
Course Description

Students will apply their ProStarts skills and expertise to real-world catering and hospitality opportunities.  These opportunities will further develop and apply employability and technical skills that prepare them for success in future career and postsecondary options.

Graduation Requirement

Futures Lab Seminar

Credits:
5
Course Description

Come get unschooled. Let your curiosity and imagination guide your learning journey as you develop skills and mindsets necessary to build a better world.

Through engaging, relevant, and authentic projects, students will hone workforce readiness and professional skills, by working on dynamic and collaborative teams. Entrepreneurship and literacy are integrated through examination of personal strengths and areas of growth via investigation into the topics of resilience, self-awareness, and communication. These areas have been identified through collaboration with industry partners and higher education professionals.  This course will provide 5 credits toward the Language Arts graduation requirement

This is a semester long course that will allow students to integrate literacy, entrepreneurship, and essential professional skills. Students will engage in units that will explore self-awareness, communication, and resilience throughout the course.  Within each of these units students will have the opportunity to analyze and create written pieces reflective of topics relevant to them.

Graduation Requirement