Culinary Arts/Chef

Full-Day Senior Only & Adult Program – 1080 hrs
Campus: Mount Joy | CIP Code: 12.0508
Instructor: Brandon Green
Instructor: Tara Zhookhoff

*Please note; INFUSIONS restaurant is closed when the LCCTC is closed or has a two hour delay due to school closings. Check WGAL if you are unsure of delay or closure.*

Career Focus Statement

Prepare for further education in culinary and restaurant management programs or immediate employment.

Program Goals

All Culinary Arts students will:

  • Earn National Skills Certificates, i.e. National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) and PA Skills Certificates.
  • Successfully transition into a 1st career job and/or related post-secondary training.
  • Be proficient in their career major and demonstrate proficiency through hands-on performance and theoretical testing.

Program Description

  • Plan, prepare and serve meals for upscale catered events and casual-to-fine dining restaurant service.
  • Work side by side with professional chefs starting in the school kitchens and moving into professional placements.
  • Prepare for job opportunities locally, abroad, and in exotic locations in the diverse culinary and hospitality industry.

Employment Opportunities

  • Bus Person
  • Caterer
  • Deli Clerk
  • Department Manager
  • Line Cook
  • Meat Buyer
  • Meat Cutter
  • Meat Processor
  • Prep Cook
  • Restaurant Host
  • Short Order Cook
  • Sous Chef

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Check out the Culinary Department’s feature on oils in the Lancaster New Era! See article

April 2015 LNP Article on the Culinary Arts/Chef and Baking & Pastry Arts programs. See article

WGAL “Learning Matters” segment on Infusions Restaurant.