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Culinary Arts

Location: ROC
Welcome to our incoming August 2020 students. Please watch this quick introductory video from your baking teacher, Ms. Ovalles ...

Program Description

Explore your passion for cooking while developing skills in all facets of the food service and hospitality
industries. Students will rotate between quantity cooking, commercial baking, and house management in
this one-year program. Students will gain invaluable hands-on experience working special functions as well
as daily in the Hard ROC Café, our on-campus full-service restaurant. Planned curriculum will include the
preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other foods, as
well as customer service, the planning and pricing of menu items, ordering of supplies and the keeping of
records and accounts. Nutrition and food safety are also core components of the program.



Students earn 15 elective units each semester toward their high school graduation.

College prep course. Meets area “G” approval for UC admission.



ROC certifications offered to students completing the Culinary Arts pathway include:

  • Culinary Arts Certificate of Completion
  • ServSafe Food Handler Certification