Culinary Arts I

Course Code: 8275

Co-op: Available

Duration: 36 weeks, 280 hours

Suggested Grade Levels: 10–11

Offered at Hermitage Technical Center and The Academy at Virginia Randolph, Henrico High School, Highland Springs High School

Prerequisites: None

The Culinary Arts I curriculum provides students with the foundations for a comprehensive knowledge of the food service industry and with opportunities to build technical skills. Students examine and practice basic rules and procedures related to kitchen and food safety, kitchen sanitation procedures, and emergency measures. Students explore the purchasing and receiving of goods and study fundamental nutritional principles and guidelines. As they explore food-preparation techniques, students practice applying these techniques to the preparation and serving of basic food products. The curriculum places a strong emphasis on science and mathematics knowledge and skills.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Introduction to Culinary Arts 8249/8250

Suggested follow-up courses: Culinary Arts II

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