Overview

  • A career in culinary arts involves more than simply cooking. Many job opportunities exist in this field, from executive chefs to part-time food service workers.

    Chefs, cooks, and food preparation workers prepare, season and cook a wide range of foods in a variety of restaurants and other food service establishments. Food service managers are responsible for the daily operations of restaurants and other establishments that prepare and serve meals and beverages to customers.

    Important characteristics for those interested in culinary arts include working well as part of a team, working efficiently, personal cleanliness, self-discipline and initiative.

    AJC article about Fayette County's Cuinary Program & the GA Archives event students catered in Nov 2016

    CTE Pathway Courses

    • Introduction to Culinary Arts - This course is offered at each of the high schools

    • Culinary Arts I -- This course is offered at the COI as a MOWR course and students have the opportunity to earn high school credit as well as technical college credit for CUUL 1000 & 1110   
       
    • Culinary Arts II -- This course is offered at the COI as a MOWR course and students have the opportunity to earn high school credit as well as technical college credit for CUUL 1122 & 1124  

    Note:  Students who successful pass all four the college CUUL classes listed above will also earn the Prep Cook Technical College Certificate from Southern Crescent Technical College.