Culinary Arts I Grade 11Culinary Arts I is an introductory course that starts students in their pursuit of a career field of Culinary Arts. They receive training on commercial-grade kitchen equipment. They are trained in kitchen sanitation and safety. They learn the basic techniques in both cooking and baking. The students get acquainted with working in a professional kitchen environment. The students work with the community through many community service projects that provide food for many events. After they complete Culinary Arts I, they are ready to continue into Culinary Arts II to pursue their Culinary Arts certificate. Students taking this class will be required to join SkillsUSA; dues will be the responsibility of the student. Articulated college credit is available through Ozark Technical college.Culinary Arts II Grade 12Students in Culinary Arts II take the skills they learned in Culinary Arts I and use these skills to master more challenging techniques in both the culinary and baking areas. They work with many different types of foods to develop the necessary skills in preparation and presentation techniques. The students also work with the community at several catering events throughout the year. Upon completion of both Culinary Arts I and Culinary Arts II, the students will be able to earn a certificate of completion that will help them go into an introductory job in foodservice or pursue a degree in culinary arts or baking. The student will obtain the necessary skills for continued growth in a world of accelerated change in a competitive world market. Students taking this class will be required to join SkillsUSA; dues will be the responsibility of the student. Articulated college credit is available through Ozark Technical college.