Culinary Arts prepares students for gainful employment and/or entry into postsecondary education in food production and service industry. The Culinary Arts program is utilizing the National Restaurant Association certificate program entitled ProStart. ProStart is a certification program that takes students beyond the typical courses of study by teaching the students real-world skills that they will use in their restaurant careers. The instructor assists students in finding a job with a mentor that will teach and guide them through learning the skills necessary to complete the ProStart workplace checklist. Recognized throughout the restaurant and hospitality industry, students earn the National ProStart Certificate of Achievement after completing the 2 year program. Requirements: 400 service hours in the industry.