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Culinary Arts

Program Description

Welcome to the Culinary Arts Program. The student experience at Tri-County Career Center is a unique combination of textbook learning and real world hands-on experiences.  We apply Science, Math and Communication Skills to career opportunities. Our approach to learning challenges students to obtain their very best potential.

Culinary Arts is a two-year program that focuses on basic culinary and food service skills. Tri-County Culinary Arts students will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills through work in the student-run restaurant at Tri-County. After graduation, students can choose to continue their education at Hocking College, or a variety of other culinary schools, for advanced training and certifications, or enter the workforce in entry-level kitchen and food-service positions.

Did you know the restaurant and food service industry is growing so fast it is creating over 300,000 new jobs each year? Get yourself ready to join this $500 billion industry by enrolling in the Culinary Arts program at Tri-County Career Center!

Areas of Study

  • Food preparation
  • Commercial food equipment operation
  • Basic culinary skills
  • Menu development and planning
  • Proper serving and table preparation
  • Banquet and catering planning
  • Safety and sanitation
  • Nutrition

Additional Opportunities

  • Articulation credit with Hocking College's Culinary and Baking Program
  • ServSafe Manager Certification
  • ServSafe Foodhandler Certification
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Telephone Doctor Certification
  • OSHA - 10 Hour Card 

Career Opportunities

  • Restaurant Cook 
  • Maitre d'host or hostess
  • Caterer
  • Dietary Assistant
  • Server 

With Further Experience

  • Restaurant Management
  • Food Stylist
  • Restaurant Chef
  • Pastry Chef
  • FCS Teacher 


Katie Mosher