Sequoia High School's Careers & Technology Education Culinary Arts Department focuses on preparing students for pursuing careers in the Hospitality Industry. The Foods and Nutrition classes provide students with essential skills and knowledge not only for everyday life but also for future careers. The curriculum is based on the state's Career Technical Education standards .
FOODS AND NUTRITION - Grades 9, 10, 11, 12 (+)
Students enrolled in Foods & Nutrition are interested in a career path in food service and hospitality or food science, dietetics and nutrition. Topics include: nutrition, food safety and sanitation; facilities and equipment; meal management; food preparation techniques; meal service and etiquette; food and culture; and career exploration in the Foodservice & Hospitality Industry. At the end of this course, students will be prepared for entry level positions in foodservice & hospitality.
Suggested Prerequisite: None
CULINARY ARTS - Grades 10, 11, 12 (+)
This course is the advanced study of preparation and service of food. The following concepts will be explored - menu planning, foreign cookery, exploring professional cooking and the food service industry. This course is also articulated with Mission College in Santa Clara. Students receive 2 units if they achieve an A or B letter grade in both semesters. Students can then transfer to Mission College and complete their Culinary/Hospitality program more rapidly.
Suggested Prerequisite: Foods and Nutrition
NOTE: + = means the course may satisfy the Career Technical Education graduation requirement
@ = means the course qualifies for the Tech Prep program
If you have any questions regarding the CTE Hospitality Culinary Arts Program at Sequoia High School, please feel free to contact me by sending an email using the link below or calling me at 650.367.8790 ext. 61101.