Culinary Arts

Location: ROC

Program Description

Explore your passion for cooking while developing skills in all facets of the foodservice and hospitality industries.  Students will gain invaluable hands-on experience in this one-year program, working special functions as well as daily in the ROC Café and Bakery, our on-campus full-service restaurant. Curriculum includes 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.  A-G approved.  Meets area “G” approval for UC and CSU admissions.



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

  • Culinary Arts Certificate of Completion
  • ServSafe Food Handler Certification