8800510/WSA

Offered: Grade 10, 11, 12
Credit: 1.0
Length: Year
Prerequisite: None
Type of Credit: Elective

The purpose of this course is to provide students with competencies basic to a cluster of occupations in the food service industry and to develop skills, knowledge, and attitude for success and advancement in a specialized occupational proficiency program. Course content includes employability skills, qualifications and career opportunities; introduction to operational procedures; basics of nutrition; characteristics and functions of types of food service establishments; safety, sanitation, security, and storage procedures; identifications, use, care and storage of commercial tools and equipment; cooking terms and vocabulary; standard and metric measurements; food preparation; and rules and regulations governing the food industry.