Introduction to Culinary Arts- 100 Hours
An introduction to the basic principles of food preparation and food service equipment. Students will learn proper measurement techniques, knife skills, cooking temperatures and functions of all equipment.
Advanced Culinary Arts- 100 Hours
Mastering the practical skills of food selection, handling and cooking. Plating and catering are also included in this section, students will have an opportunity to cater a live event.
Special Occasion Dining- 75 Hours
Exploring special occasion meals and creating a diverse menu for special events. Students will also learn some basic baking skills to create a sweet end to the meals.
ServSafe Safety and Sanitation- 25 Hours
Maintaining proper safety and sanitation in food service establishments. Students are eligible at the end of 400 hours to take the ServSafe Managers exam, if they pass students will be nationally certified for 5 years.
International Cuisine- 100 Hours
Explore cuisines from around the world and understand how to pair herbs and spices to create unique tastes. Allows students a unique opportunity to try food they may have never experienced.
Professional Development- 25 Hours
We will explore tips and techniques regarding searching for and obtaining a culinary job in an advanced technological society. Students will understand the positions of the kitchen, importance of resumes and basic interview skills for obtaining and maintaining a job position. Guided by the Placement Coordinator students will participate in mock interview sessions, customer service training and one-on-one meetings to determine proper job placement within the field of culinary arts.
Student Internship- 200 Hours at a live kitchen site
On the job training where students should continue to focus on preparation and cooking techniques while working on increasing their pace to meet real world work expectations. The internship is a continuation of the classroom instruction, with the end goal being paid employment.
D'Avolio Culinary Institute
2253 Main Street Buffalo NY 14214
Call or Text 716-834-3423
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