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Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts program allows students to study the art of preparing and cooking various food products with the knowledge of food science, sanitation, and an understanding of diet and nutrition. Students can develop the skills necessary for success in the demanding and competitive food service/hospitality industry.

Culinary Arts Instructor

Matt Putzier

Phone: 330-729-4100 EXT: 1505


Teacher Site: Click Here

Students in this program will learn:

  • Food preparation - basic and advanced culinary skills
  • Menu development; foodservice purchasing and inventory control
  • Food safety and sanitation practices
  • Soup; salad; appetizer and main entrée preparation
  • Bakery and dessert preparation
  • Dining room; cafeteria; and banquet catering operation and management

College Connection

Culinary Arts Higher Education Options

Two-year associate degrees in culinary arts, baking and pastry, hospitality management, and hotel/restaurant management. Four-year professional degrees in restaurant management, institutional food management, dietetics and nutrition, and hotel and restaurant management.

Articulation Agreements Institutions:

Career Resources

Culinary Arts Career Options

Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Bakery/Pastry Chef
  • Caterer
  • Dietary Aide
  • Sous Chef
  • Waiter/Waitress

Culinary Arts Industry Credentials

  • Prostart Certification (9 points)
  • Serve-Safe Certification (3 points)
  • OSHA (1 point)
  • CPR/First Aid (1 point)

Culinary Arts Industry Organization

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Mahoning County Career & Technical Center

7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406

High School - 330-729-4000 Adult Division - 330-729-4100

The MCCTC offers a group of passionate professionals ready to help you begin your career. Since 1972, MCCTC has provided thousands of students with the education to lead a successful career and life. Once enrolled in one of our diverse programs, your options and potential are limitless.

The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center offers adults an opportunity to start or advance in a career. MCCTC Adult Career Center offers Industry Credential Programs, professional development classes and other courses to put you on the right track.

Governing Board Members

  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, President
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Vice-President
  • Mr. Ronald Shives, Board Member
  • Jeffery Good, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Mr. Michael Stanko, Board Member
  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Board Member
  • John Zehentbauer - Superintendent

Additional Board Information

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