Build your Culinary Skills and Techniques at EASTERN
This two-year half-day program enables students to acquire a variety of skills including soup and sauce preparation, preparation of meat, fish and poultry entrees, baking, kitchen sanitation, purchasing and inventory controls. One-year seniors will be considered if space is available in the program.
What Your Should Know
- Pantry Person
- Prep Cook
- Cook Apprentice
- Kitchen Helper
Certifications students can earn:
- ServSafe Certification
Culinary students continuing their education in this field can benefit from college credit articulation agreements with:
- Bucks County Community College (14 quarter hours)
- Montgomery County Community College (up to 9 credits)
- Students may also qualify for advanced placement college credit at Penn College of Technology.
With Higher Education:
This program prepares the student for success in such career fields as a chef, food and beverage management, purchasing, teaching, pastry and retail food management.
College Post-Secondary Opportunities:
Johnson & Wales University:
- Articulation Agreement – For up to 15 quarter credits.
- Savings up to $8,826
Montgomery County Community College:
- Articulation Agreement – For up to nine credits
- Savings up to $700
Professional Certifications and Other Benefits:
- Students in the Cook Apprentice Career Objective must pass the ServSafe Certification administered by the National Restaurant Association before they complete the program.
- Students use their culinary skills on many events held by EASTERN to fine tune their skills.
- Curriculum includes textbooks from Johnson and Wales University.
- Curriculum is being aligned with the ACF (American Culinary Federation).