Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts  introduces students to measuring, mixing, and cooking ingredients according to recipes using a variety of kitchen equipment. Students may also be responsible for estimating the amount of food required and ordering food supplies.  This program provides students with knowledge and experience in planning, preparing, and serving restaurant-quality foods. Culinary Arts students operate the Cup and Saucer Restaurant, a full-service casual dining restaurant located inside Vantage Career Center. The Culinary Arts program is a ProStart career building program that gives students a taste for success. 

Students will learn to:
  • Plan, prepare, and serve restaurant-quality meals for casual dining and catered events
  • Create menus, plate presentation, and design banquet set-up while working in a commercial kitchen environment
Banquet Services
Grill Cook/Line Cook
Pastry Chef

Eligible for ProStart and Serve-Safe Certifications

FCCLA- Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America

While attending Vantage Career Center, Vantage students have the opportunity to participate in college credit plus courses. Contact Student Services for more information. 

Career Pathways

A Career Pathway is a collective look at education, training, wage, and outlook information for related occupations.  The Vantage Culinary Arts program can be part of the Career Pathways listed below. Whether a student is interested in going to college, getting a certificate, or working right after high school, career pathways can be customized for any ambition or plan.  

Contact Us

Please contact any of the individuals listed below to get more information about the program. 
Paula VanTilburg
Paula VanTilburg
Career Tech Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2146
Tonya Temple
Tonya Temple
Student Services Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2160
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