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Culinary & Pastry Arts

Program Highlights

In our Culinary & Pastry Arts program you will:

  • Work side-by-side preparing dishes with professional chefs to produce the finest quality restaurant food.
  • Design cakes and pastries from scratch.​
  • Expand your abilities using our professional equipment and cookware.
  • ​Establish the skills, work habits and confidence to succeed in the most respected local and national culinary post-secondary schools through ourProStart certified program.
  • ​Feel the pride and enjoyment of becoming a professional chef, one of the most widely respected and creative professions in the world.

What You Can Learn

Culinary & Food  Preparation Skills // Baking & Pastry Techniques // Catering & Banquet Services // Food Safety & Sanitation // Professional Equipment Operation // Dining Room Guest Services

What You Can Become

(with additional education and training)
Baker // Caterer, Chef // Food Service Director // Pastry Chef // Prep Cook // Restaurant Manager // Restaurant Owner // Registered Dietician // Food Scientist //
Food Manufacturer // Farmer // Food Sales and Distributor

What You Can Earn

9 Credits for 3 College Courses in This Pathway // National Restaurant Association ServSafe Managers Certification // National Restaurant Association Allergens Certification // ProStart National Restaurant Education Foundation Certificate

Jayson McCarter


With CRTC since 2021; 40 years experience in the culinary industry, 30 months on Presidential Food Service Team at the White House.

Basic and Advanced culinary training in the U.S. Navy, SafeServ Certified

Other Interests:
Playing with my dogs Freedom, Liberty, and Justice; camping; working in the yard with my wife


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