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Adult Division: 330-729-4100

High School: 330-729-4000

STEM+ME2: 330-729-4000 Ext.1207

Curriculum Highlights

Culinary Arts

Program Description

The Culinary Arts Two-year program allows students to study the art of preparing and cooking with the knowledge of food science 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.

  • Gain "hands-on industry" experience in our student-operated restaurant, The Bistro at MCCTC
  • Develop skills in customer relations, work ethic, and management
  • Real-world industry catering experiences by participating in functions before, during, and after school

Culinary arts training allows each student hands-on time in our full-service restaurant, The Bistro at MCCTC

Bistro Menu

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Students in this program will learn:

  • Advanced culinary skills
  • Purchasing and inventory control
  • Recipe nutrition and menu development
  • Salad preparation and food preparation basics
  • Cafeteria operation
  • Preparation of main entrées - stocks - soups - sauces - gravies
  • Bakery and dessert preparation
  • Sanitation and food safety practices
  • Food service equipment operation
  • Dining room operation and management
  • Banquet and catering planning
  • Commercial food equipment
College Connection

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:

  • Youngstown State University
  • Sullivan University
  • Culinary Institute of America
  • Hocking College
Career Resources

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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

Industry Credentials

Students in the Culinary Arts program are eligible to obtain the National Restaurant Association ServSafe Certificate.

Industry Organization

The Ohio Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America

Mahoning County Career & Technical Center

7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406 • High School - 330-729-4000 • Adult Division - 330-729-4100

The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center doesn’t let students just choose a career program — we set them on a path to become that career.

Become an artist and use the face as a blank canvas to create your masterpiece. Become a forensic scientist and use the study of biotechnology to solve criminal cases. Become a flight technician and use the laws of physics and motion in the airline industry.

Governing Board Members

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

Additional Board Information

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