Culinary Arts

Instructor:  Kelly Tripplett


Phone Extension:  1223

Aim of Course:  To prepare students for employment in the rapidly growing food service industry and to continue their education in the culinary field.

Course Description:  This course is designed to provide students interested in a career in food service with the information and practical experiences needed for the development of food service job-related competencies.  The students receive laboratory experiences using commercial food service equipment, preparing food in quantity, and serving food.  The course includes instruction on sanitation and safety in the food and beverage industry.  Students will receive instruction through the ANSI Food Handler Course and the opportunity to obtain the 2 year food handler certification. 

Length of Course:  This course can be taken for two years. 

Typical Annual Salary (Springfield Area):  $33,900 - $47,800 

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