Call the Technical Academy

217-872-4051 - Attendance
217-872-4050 - Main number
217-876-0918 - Fax

School Hours

Morning: 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Afternoon: 12:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Culinary Arts I and II

This hands-on program teaches skills and attitudes needed in the Culinary Arts and Hospitality industries. This class provides students with opportunities to gain knowledge and commercial kitchen experiences necessary to transition into further training or to obtain a position within the industry. Through the labs, the students will learn basic techniques in food preparation, kitchen and food safety, nutrition, international cuisine, using and converting standardized recipes, business math, customer service, and career exploration. Students will earn college credit through Richland Community College by taking this course.


Mr. Stubblefield

Course Location

Richland Community College

Areas of Study

  • Food preparation
  • Managing of facilities
  • Safety in the food industry
  • Sanitary and proper maintenance
  • Hospitality and guest relations
  • Job survival skills
  • Career exploration skills
  • Positive interaction with others
  • Personal development
  • Paid work experience


Dual Credit  


Tech Academy Course

Richland Course/Credit

Tech Academy  Course

Richland Course/Credit

Total Possible Credits

Dual Credit courses listed below are offered on an alternating yearly schedule.


Culinary Arts 


Intro to Culinary Arts
CA 101 - 2 credits
Culinary Fundamentals
CA 105 - 4 Credits
Culinary Math
CA 150 - 3 Credits