College Tech Prep Program - Eastland Career Center
What’s on the menu?
Enjoy watching the food network? Like to prepare meals? Dream of becoming a master chef? Culinary Arts may be the program for you!
Students will gain hands-on experience in a variety of methods for preparing creative dishes. Successful students are eligible for college scholarships and credits through affiliation with the national ProStart program, allowing students to get a head start in this field. Students also compete in local, state, and national competitions as a part of our Culinary Arts and management teams.
College preparatory coursework and the completion of Algebra I by the start of the program is also recommended for the Tech Prep curriculum.
Cook up something good.
Occupations in the culinary industry cover a wide range of education and training levels. Get a jump start on continuing education with the ProStart certificate through the National Restaurant Association and the availability of college credits.
To learn more about college credits at Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools, please visit our college credit
Check the ingredients.
Students in culinary arts learn the basics of culinary terminology and appropriate food preparation techniques, which lay the foundation for advanced skills. Areas of study include:
culinary & management competitions
desserts, baking, and pastry principles
menu planning & writing
restaurant management & accounting