Culinary Arts


• Work side by side with a certified chef to create professional foods, cakes and pastries with an artistic presentation.

• Plan, prepare and serve meals for upscale events and casual dining.

• Work in all stages of our student-run restaurant, C.C. Bistro; coffee shop, C.C. Beans; and pastry shop, C.C.Buns

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Amazing Alumni

Is this you?

  • I am creative
  • I believe food is art
  • I enjoy serving others
  • I can multitask

Career Opportunities Upon Graduation:

  • Chef’s Apprentice
  • Manager Trainee
  • Cook & Server
  • Baker or Baker’s Assistant
  • Dietary Aide
  • Host/Hostess

With additional Training/Education:

  • Chef
  • Dietitian
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Corporation Trainer
  • Product Developer
  • Caterer
  • Pastry Chef

CERTIFICATIONS: *EARN ODE Credential Points Toward Graduation
(*Earn up to 14 Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Credential Points toward Graduation during your junior and senior years)

• Opportunity to be nationally certified (ServSafeCertification) in sanitation. The ServSafe certification will provide you with a five-year license in food production and safety. (*3 points)
• OSHA 10 (*1 point)
• Prostart Certificate of Achievement (*9 points)
• First Aid/CPR (*1 point)
Non-ODE Certifications
• Wisconsin Cheese Certification
• Prostart Restaurant Management Program Foundations Level 1 and 2. The ProStart management certification is permanent.
• ServSafe Allergens
• Certified in Food Protection from the Ohio Department of Health

Typical Wages:

  • Starting $8 to $12/hour
  • Chefs, Dietitians, Managers salaries vary with experience, education & location—$30,000 to $80,000

Some Area Employers Include:
Bob Evans, Panera Bread, Red Lobster, Buffalo Wild Wings

Partnering with:

  • Hocking College
    Up to 24 credits, awarded after 12 Hocking College credit hours
  • Columbus State Community College
    Up to 10 credit hours
  • Art Institute of Pittsburgh
    Up to 15 credit hours
  • Kent State University
    Up to 8 credit hours
  • 14 credit hours to any hospitality program in Ohio with ProStart

Career Focus:
Prepared for immediate employment and further education

Tri-Rivers Career Center  affirms that equal opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, military status, national origin, disability, age, and ancestry of person.

Chef Lance Stalnaker