This is an advanced culinary class that is an industry-driven curriculum preparing students for a career in restaurant and food service management. Students will learn and practice hands on skills dealing with safety and sanitation, industrial kitchen equipment, seasoning and cooking techniques, food preparation and exploration, management and front of the house basics.
Students prepare a professional portfolio related to food services. Students will have the opportunity to receive a ServSafe managers certificate, Workplace Safety certificate and with completion of both ProStart 1 and ProStart 2 a National Restaurant Association Certificate. Students also have opportunities with FCCLA, ProStart and Skills USA to compete in culinary competitions for further exploration and skills in the food service industry.
What to know about ProStart?
This is a Semester class.
There is a $30 fee associated with this course.
Prerequisite: Foods I or Foods II (or equivalent)
• Students must provide a Social Security number- required for state licensing.
$2,000 scholarships available for completing 2 year program with an additional externship.
• The restaurant and food service industry is growing. From 2016-2026 the number of jobs in the restaurant and food.
industry is projected to increase by 2.5 million; approximately 50,000 of these jobs will be in managerial positions.