Culinary And Hospitality

Homework has never tasted so good!

Programs in the Culinary and Hospitality Industry introduce students to the skills needed to manage a hotel, prepare a restaurant menu, and provide excellent customer service. The programs in this cluster offer students opportunities to:

  • Learn professional cooking and baking techniques
  • Practice purchasing and managing inventory
  • Master basic kitchen and hotel management

Pathways

Culinary ArtsShow More

The Culinary Arts program is a great fit for students who want to learn to cook, understand management, or want to own their own restaurant.

During the three years students are enrolled in the Culinary Arts program, they gain practical culinary skills that increase in complexity through the program. The program begins with an orientation-level course introducing students to topics such as food safety, sanitation, knife skills, basic nutrition, appetizers, sandwiches, baking, and menu planning. After mastering the basics, the next two years of the program focus on advanced-level food preparation which includes cooking vegetables, meats, poultry, seafood, pasta and grains; creating sauces and dressings; baking; and making soup.

While mastering culinary techniques, students also learn entrepreneurial concepts, explore college and career options, and participate in work-based learning experiences (for example job shadows or internships).

Schools with Culinary Arts

School Name Application Type
Clemente District-wide Application
Curie District-wide Application
CVCA District-wide Application
Dunbar District-wide Application
Fenger District-wide Application
Harper District-wide Application
Juarez District-wide Application
Manley District-wide Application
Marshall District-wide Application
North-Grand District-wide Application
Prosser Neighborhood Program
Raby District-wide Application
Ray Graham Neighborhood Program
Richards District-wide Application
Roosevelt District-wide Application
Simeon Neighborhood Program
Southside Neighborhood Program
Tilden District-wide Application
Vaughn Neighborhood Program
Washington Neighborhood Program
Hospitality ManagementShow More

In this program you will explore the business side of the service industry. As a student in the Hospitality Management program, you will study topics including sales management, marketing, personnel management and hospitality fundamentals. You will learn to process payments, handle emergencies, anticipate needs and organize large quantities of information and materials.

Hospitality management includes so much more than being polite and setting tables. Although it is important to have a great attitude and hospitality skills to succeed in this industry, this program focuses on more than just the tactile skills you will need. In this program you will explore the business side of the service industry. As a student in the Hospitality Management program, you will study topics including sales management, marketing, personnel management and hospitality fundamentals. You will learn to process payments, handle emergencies, anticipate needs and organize large quantities of information and materials. Since work experience and on-the-job learning are a vital component to being successful in the hospitality industry, you will practice skills in the simulated hotel classroom and through work experiences such as internships.

Schools with Hospitality Management

School Name Application Type
Dunbar District-wide Application
Southside Neighborhood Program

How to Participate

8th Graders

If you would like to attend a CTE Academy for high school, you should:

  • Learn about the different programs on this site
  • Choose the schools and academies you want to apply to
  • Then apply online at www.apply.cps.edu
  • 2015 application is now closed. Students who are accepted will receive offers the week of February 22nd

Freshmen
Students who are attending a high school with a CTE program and want to participate, should speak with their counselor.


Get A Jump Start On Your Career!

The skills gained in this cluster can be applied to a large range of careers across multiple industries. The programs in this cluster introduce students to a variety of interesting careers including:

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Certifications In Culinary And Hospitality

  • Food Handler Sanitation
  • ProStart Certification Year 1
  • ProStart Certification Year 2
  • OSHA 10 Hour General Industry

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