Offerings vary by school campus.
CULINARY ARTS I
This course covers the history of the food service industry and careers in that industry. Also covered are safety in the workplace, employability skills, leadership/teamwork skills, care and use of commercial culinary equipment, basic food science, basic nutrition, and following recipes in food preparation labs.
CULINARY ARTS II
In this course students will learn state mandated guidelines for food service, how to attain food handler training certification, and perform front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house-duties. Students will prepare quality food production and present them creatively: demonstrate safe, sanitary work procedures; understand food science principles related to cooking and baking and utilizing nutrition concepts when planning meals/menus.
CULINARY ARTS III
In this course the student will research career opportunities in professional cooking/baking; follow guidelines on food selection, purchasing, and storage; and use communication skills. Students will prepare and present a variety of advanced food products; create centerpieces; and research laws specific to the hospitality industry. Also covered are management skills; how to develop a business plan; and utilization of technology in the workplace. Students will be knowledgeable about food safety manager training/certification training programs that are acceptable in Florida.
SPORTS RECREATION AND ENTERTAINMENT ESSENTIALS
The purpose of this course is to develop the competencies essential to sport, recreation, and entertainment marketing. These competencies include employability, human relations, communication, math, and economic skills. The fundamentals of sport, recreation, and entertainment marketing and selling are also included. There is not an occupational completion point after the completion of this course.
SPORTS RECREATION AND ENTERTAINMENT APPLICATIONS
This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth study of sport, recreation, and entertainment marketing in a free enterprise society and provide the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for employment in a wide variety of sport, recreation, and entertainment marketing occupation.
INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the skills necessary for success in the hospitality and tourism industry. Students will also have the opportunity to learn hospitality and tourism terminology and the mathematical, economic, marketing, and sales fundamentals of the industry.