Career and Technical Education (CTE) Spotlight on Culinary Arts
Today, we are featuring the NFA Culinary Arts Program as we continue to celebrate National Career and Technical Education Month!
This Culinary Arts pathway begins with students learning the hospitality and restaurant management end of the industry. Students will receive safety and sanitation instruction and learn to the proper use and maintenance of equipment found in most industrial kitchen facility. Students will learn recipe development and analysis, nutrition, cooking of soups, sauces, meats, starches, vegetables and salads. Baking from yeast dough to quick bread, all types of cakes including decorating, pastries and the art of presentation. The classes will all be taught under actual restaurant conditions. The curriculum and courses geared for college preparation, career opportunities, internships, mentoring and program certification.
Scholars learn under the direction of Chef Jennifer Caron and Chef Jim Morrison.
Scholars in the Culinary Arts pathway will take courses: Intro to Food Service, Culinary Choice and Culinary Choice Lab, and Advanced Culinary Arts and Advanced Culinary Arts Lab.
(Please note, all photos were taken prior to the necessity of COVID-19 precautions.)
More about the NFA Career and Technical Education (CTE) program:
Career and Technical Education (CTE) is education that directly prepares students for high-wage, high-demand careers. CTE covers many different fields, including health care, information technology, advanced manufacturing, hospitality and management, and many more! CTE encompasses many different types of education, from classroom learning to certification programs to work-based learning opportunities outside the classroom. Newburgh Free Academy offers a robust CTE program right within their high school buildings.
75 different CTE classes available
2723 of students who participate
Learn more about all CTE programs offered at NFA with this NFA CTE Commercial created and produced by CTE Video Production teacher, Mr. Guy Du Quesnay.
ATTENTION: Are your scholars or colleagues doing something great? Please contact the district Communications Strategist, Cassie Sklarz (firstname.lastname@example.org). We’d love to visit your class or event and/or post your pictures and recap to highlight the amazing accomplishments throughout our district!