Culinary Arts

  • Culinary Program Culinary Arts is a two-year program designed to train students in various food preparation techniques, the use of industrial kitchen equipment and utensils, and restaurant service management. Students work together to run the Sword and Shield Restaurant located at Normandy High School. Other skills covered include recipe conversions, menu planning, large scale catering, and banquet service set-up and preparation.

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    Normandy High School
    Junior Year - 3
    Senior Year - 4
    Personal Qualities
    Students need to be self-motivated and have a passion for the foodservice industry. Students also need to enjoy working with others and succeeding under pressure.
    Associated in Food Service/Restaurant Management
    Continue on to a Bachelor's Degree
    College Credit
    Available college credit awarded upon meeting articulation agreements
    Ohio Culinary Invitational
    Affair With Pork
    Prostart Ohio Invitational
    FCCLA Ohio Invitational
    Prostart Certification of Achievement
    Community Service
    The Sword and Shield Restaurant
    Student Organizations
    FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America
    National Restaurant Association
    Equipment Used
    POS System
    Commercial Grade Restaurant Equipment
    Teacher Contact Information
    Iann Johnson: Senior Instructor
    (440) 885-8385
    Christie Gibbons: Junior Instructor
    (440) 885-8385