Academy of Culinary Arts

Curriculum Highlights
Career Exploration/Preparation
Kitchen Safety & Sanitation
Food Safety; Proper handling and storage of foods
Identification and proper use of culinary equipment
Identification and use of knives, knife skills
Recipes, conversions and cost analysis
Measurements and equivalents
Meal planning
Customer relations
Buying/receiving/storage and handling
Identification & use of spices, herbs and seasonings
Organization and Management in the Food Service Industry
Food Preparation Units
Baking – Cookies, Cakes, and Pies
Breakfast Cookery, Eggs, Omelets, Pancakes & French Toast
Beverage Service
Salads & Sandwiches, Dressings, Dips and Condiments
Stocks, Soups and Sauces
Fruits & Vegetables; Pasta, Rice, Cereals, and Beans
Meats & Poultry, Fish & Shellfish
Advanced Baking, Breads, Yeast Dough, Pastries & Cake Decorating

The Academy of Culinary Arts

The Culinary Academy of West Boca Raton Community High School is a program that offers students an opportunity to train in all areas of food preparations and service. The curriculum is designed to train and prepare students for a career in the Culinary Arts. It is unique in that it offers students the opportunity to work in actual food service situations. We have a state of the art kitchen and facility. An award winning Culinary team and support of the Community academy Advisory Board(CAAB). The board is comprised of experts in the Culinary field as well as successful business and community leaders. The curriculum is designed that at the end of the three years or four years in the academy, the students will have a base knowledge of Culinary arts and food service management. Students will gain practical experience that will enhance their resume and prepare them for entry into a career in the Food service Industry. They can be certified by national organizations such as The National Restaurant Association, with a "Pro Start" certificate, "ServSafe" certified, membership in the American Culinary Federation and the National Technical Honor Society.