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Culinary Arts - Program Description

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

The Bistro at MCCTC

Students in this program will learn:

  • Food preparation - basic and advanced culinary skills
  • Menu development; food service 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 with the following institutions:

Career Resources

Culinary Arts Industry Credentials

Students in the Culinary Arts program are eligible to obtain the National Restaurant Association ServSafe Certificate. Serve-Safe Certification is worth 3 credits. Students will also be eligible to obtain their Prostart Certification (worth 9 credits.) All students will also have the option to gain OSHA certification (1 credit.)

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

  • Mr. Ronald Shives, President
  • Michael Stanko, Vice President
  • Attorney David Engler, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Board Member
  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Board Member
  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Board Member

Additional Board Information

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