culinary students

Career Opportunities

• Caterer • Executive Chef • Restaurant Manager • Pastry Chef • Hospitality Management in hotels/cruise industry • Cook • And Many More...

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PORTER COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION Culinary Science



Are you interested in a career
in the food service and hospitality industry? You could be one of the 1.5 million people expected to be hired in the next 10 years. Taking this course could lead to certification and a $5,000 scholarship. This two-year program offers you the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through classroom experiences and paid/unpaid internships in the second year. Emphasis is placed on developing workplace readiness skills in food preparation, safety and sanitation, management, financial planning of food costs, teamwork, creativity, communication, responsibilty, and self-confidence. Classroom experiences are expected to include food prepartion, demonstrations, guest speakers, videos projects, textbook reading, study guides, tests, and field trips. The program is also valuable for one year of participation.

         Educational Opportunities

Ivy Tech Community College Purdue University
Vincennes University Johnson & Wales University
Culinary Institute of America Kendall College
Baker College  

         wages

H.S. and Career & Technical Education Graduate:   $7.25-$12.00/hr.
Additional Technical Training:   $25.00-$50.00/hr.
Grade 11,12       Credits 6-8