Program Description: The ProStart Restaurant Management program introduces students to a wide variety of careers within the restaurant, food service and hospitality industry. Student’s study and practice professional food preparation, international cuisines, food safety and sanitation, customer service relations, cost control, and marketing.
Prerequisites: Student may enroll without a high school diploma or high school equivalency assessment but will not be awarded a Certificate of Applied Studies without a high school diploma or high school equivalency assessment.
Two years (1080 clock hours)
Students are accepted yearly in August
Courses: Required Courses:
  • Restaurant and Culinary Foundations
  • Restaurant Management Essentials
  • Advanced Principles in Food Production
  • Restaurant Professional
Elective Courses:
  • Hospitality Products and Services
  • Food Service Management Practices
  • Culinary Nutrition and the Menu
  • Baking and Pastry Applications
Certifications: ProStart Certificate of Achievement, ServSafe Food Handler's Certificate, WV Welcome Certificate in Customer Service, ServSafe Certification for Managers, American Culinary Foundation (ACF) Junior Culinarian, NOCTI
Sample Job Titles: Cook, Line Cook, Prep Cook (Preparation Cook), Grill Cook, Fry Cook, Banquet Cook, Breakfast Cook, Prep Cook, Back Line Cook, Pastry Baker, Dietary Aide, Deli Clerk (Delicatessen Clerk), Crew Member, School Cafeteria Cook, Server, , Food Service Worker, Counter Attendant, Waitress, Server, Waiter, Food Server, Banquet Server, Cocktail Server, Restaurant Server, Room Service Server, Food Runner, Wait staff, Baker, Mixer, Dough Mixer, Bakery Manager, Machine Operator, Bakery Clerk, Cake Decorator, Pastry Chef, Scaler, Bakery Chef



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