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Culinary Arts

Students in Culinary Arts prepare for employment in all aspects of the food service industry. Students receive hands-on practical experience in facilities that are comparable to those found in industry with complete access to a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art kitchen facility where they actively participate in a full-scale culinary operation. This academy offers a specialized program that includes advanced courses in baking, advanced food preparation, commercial baking, dining room services, and management. Students may earn multiple college credits through articulation and dual enrollment agreements with Atlantic Cape Community College, Stockton University and The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill. Upon completion of the program, students earn certification in ServSafe, a widely recognized national food safety training program, and the Culinary NOCTI Exam.

Possible Future Career Opportunities:
  • Prep/Line Cook/Chef
  • Caterer
  • Baker
  • Restaurant Wait Staff
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Hotel/Motel Manager
  • Banquet Manager
  • Restaurant Owner
  • Food Stylist/ Chemist
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Hotel/Resort/Country Club Chef/ Gourmet Service Worker
College Options/ Post Secondary Training:
  • Culinary Arts
  • Baking & Pastry Arts
  • Food Prep/Prof. Cooking
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • Culinary Arts Management
  • Wine, Spirits & Beverage Management
  • Business Management
  • Hospitality Management
Industry Partners:
  • Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce
  • Wawa
  • The Borgata
  • Dollar General
  • Johnny's Cafe
  • Golden Nugget
  • Director of Facilities at Caesars Entertainment
  • Tropicana Entertainment
  • Stockton
  • Mama Mias
  • A.C.A.
  • Chick-fil-a
  • The Garage at Gordon's Alley
  • America Works for New Jersey Inc.
  • AC Chamber of Commerce
  • Flagship Resort
  • Recruitment Specialist Caesars Entertainment
  • Kelsey and Kims
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • ShopRite
  • Acme Markets
  • Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa
  • Resorts Entertainment