In-House Culinary Academy

JMS Culinary Students In Action

The Pre-Culinary Career Academy is designed for students to pursue a
career in any field related to the culinary industry. Students must make
a three year commitment to participate in a curriculum and program created to
prepare students for entry into secondary career academies.

PRE-CULINARY ACADEMY
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

6TH GRADE
CULINARY CAREERS I
During the school year, students will become
chefs and will learn to cook for themselves.
While creating delicious food they will learn:
 The functions of various kitchen tools and
equipment
 Dining etiquette
 Sanitization procedures for cookware
and eating utensils

7TH GRADE
CULINARY CAREERS II
The second year chefs will transition from
cooking for themselves to cooking for an
entire family. They will also learn:
 How to follow a recipe
 Math, recipe conversions
and prepare shopping lists
 Food safety and sanitation procedures
 Nutrition

8TH GRADE
CULINARY CAREERS III
Chefs will apply their knowledge of cooking to
an industry setting. They will:
 Follow large volume recipes
 Budget for banquets
 Prepare shopping lists
 Learn the functions of commercial
equipment
 Design a restaurant menu and kitchen layout

For more information, contact:  Holly Beer

Choice Program Coordinator:  561-745-7637

holly.beer@palmbeachschools.org
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