Culinary & Pastry Arts Class Information

Length of Course

1 Year

Sessions Offered

Morning: 8:00 - 10:00 or 8:00 - 10:45 (depending on the high school)
Afternoon 12:00 - 2:00 or 12:00 - 2:45 (depending on the high school)

Main Areas of Focus

ServSafe Sanitation
Culinary Core
Customer Relations & Service
Business Math & Finance
Hospitality Travel & Tourism
Baking and Pastry
Basic Cooking

State of Michigan Curriculum Segments

Cost Control & Culinary Math
Culinary Core
ServSafe & Sanitation
Guest Relations
Basic Cooking
Baking & Pastry
Marketing & Entrepreneurship
Advanced Cooking
Garde Manger (Pantry)
Sustainability & Nutrition
Career & Professional Development

Unique to Culinary & Pastry Arts

Culinary & Pastry Arts is demanding. The work requires hand-eye coordination and the ability to work quickly and neatly. Uniforms are required and provided.


  • NRAEF ServSafe
  • ProStart Certificate of Achievement
  • OSHA Certification - Occupational Safety and Health Administration

High School Credit

Credit is earned at the local high schools when the course is completed. Students may be eligible to earn 4th year math-related credit, VPAA credit, and credit for an online learning experience. See your high school counselor for more information.

Student Leadership

Culinary Arts students have the opportunity for leadership, competition, and community service through a local career technical student organizations.