Restaurant and Event Management

Culinary Arts & Management pathway work in management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other businesses or organizations with food service
related areas.

This pathway will prepare students to enter the workforce ready to participate as leaders in a broad range of careers and further their education.

The classes for this pathway are below. They are designed to build on each other and should be taken in the order specified.

Career & Life Planning 22207
Grade 8 Elective Semester

Self-Management courses introduce students to the skills and strategies helpful in becoming more focused, productive individuals. These courses typically emphasize goal-setting; decision-making; managing time, energy, and stress; and identifying alternatives and coping strategies. They may also allow students to explore various career and lifestyle choices.

Culinary Essentials 16052
Grade 9-12 Elective Semester

Restaurant, Food, and Beverage Services Comprehensive courses provide students with knowledge and skills related to commercial and institutional food service establishments. Course topics range widely, but usually include sanitation and safety procedures, nutrition and dietary guidelines, food preparation (and quantity food production), and meal planning and presentation. Restaurant, Food, and Beverage Service courses may include both, back-of-the-house and front-of-the-house experiences, and may therefore also cover reservation systems, customer service, and restaurant/business management.

Food Science 22203
Grade 10-12 Elective Year

Food Science courses offer opportunities to study the composition, structure, and properties of foods and the chemical changes that occur during the processing, storage, preparation, and consumption of food. These courses often explore the effects of various materials, microorganisms, and processes on food products through laboratory experiments.

Entrepreneurship 12053
Grade 9-12 Semester

Entrepreneurship courses acquaint students with the knowledge and skills necessary to own and operate their own businesses. Topics from several fields typically form the course content: economics, marketing principles, human relations and psychology, business and labor law, legal rights and responsibilities of ownership, business and financial planning, finance and accounting, and communication.

Marketing 12152
Grade 10-12 Elective Semester

Marketing Comprehensive courses focus on the wide range of factors that influence the flow of goods and services from the producer to the consumer. Topics may include (but are not limited to) market research, the purchasing process, distribution systems, warehouse and inventory control, salesmanship, sales promotions, shoplifting and theft control, business management, and entrepreneurship. Human relations, computers, and economics are often covered as well.

Nutrition & Wellness 08057
Grade 10-12 Elective Semester

Health and Life Management courses focus as much on consumer education topics (such as money management and evaluation of consumer information and advertising) as on personal health topics (such as nutrition, stress management, drug/alcohol abuse prevention, disease prevention, and first aid). Course objectives include helping students develop decision-making, communication, interpersonal, and coping skills and strategies.

Culinary Arts 34056
Grade 9-12 Elective Semester

Culinary Art Specialty courses provide instruction in a particular type of cooking or culinary style. Examples of such specialty fields include baking, creating and decorating wedding cakes, Middle Eastern cuisine, and so on. These courses emphasize skills specific to the type of culinary art being studied.

Career & Community Connections 22250
Grade 11-12 Elective Year

Community Living courses place a special emphasis on the student€™s relationship to the surrounding community. Instruction varies with the students and their needs; however, these courses provide the skills necessary for independent functioning within the surrounding environment. Course topics may also include available community resources and how to access them, emergency skills, and independent living strategies.

College Agreement: Barton County Community College

A student completing this pathway and attending Barton County Community College will be awarded 3 college credits for DIET1630 and Management of Food Systems.

For more information please visit with the high school counselor.