Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management

Teachers: Darcy Sala & Amanda Scoca

Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management I & II

Course overview: Come and explore the art of food! The Dutchess BOCES Career Technical Institute offers a Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry and Restaurant Management program. We have two full production kitchens that support our forty seat restaurant and catering. As a student in this program, you will learn the real techniques that are needed to be successful in the food service industry. Our Culinary program does not just include culinary theory; it also provides practical knowledge and skills you can apply to your first job and throughout your professional career. You will cover many units of study including sanitation and safety, nutrition and food science, and, of course, culinary and baking techniques. Keep your interest alive and your love for food and cooking fresh by trying new foods and running a real restaurant. Come taste and flavor what we have to offer you!

Academics: Career literacy and math.

College articulation agreements: SUNY Cobleskill, Culinary Institute of America, Alfred State - School of Applied Technology

What students say...

"I am a bachelors graduate in business and am now finishing my schooling at the CIA. CTI helped me find my passion and nurtured it into setting the goal of opening my own mass production bakery."

Matthew Findra

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