Culinary Arts

Students prepare food in a kitchen. Using a variety of cooking methods, work alongside professional chefs skillfully dishing up American and international cuisine with artistic presentation. Study nutrition, food trends, menu planning, food industry management, safety, and sanitation procedures. Learn the safe use of knives, utensils, commercial kitchen equipment, stoves, grills, etc. Earn your ServSafe Food Safety Training and Certification and Arizona Food Handler Card.

Offered at Catalina, Sahuaro and Santa Rita

Scope and Sequence

Culinary Year 1 (in PDF)
Culinary Year 2 (in PDF)

  • Chef
  • Pastry Chef/Baker
  • Restaurant/Bakery Owner/Manager
  • Prep Cook
  • Food Engineer
  • Food Service Manager
  • Dietician 
CTE Career and Technical Education
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Information about Tucson Unified's Culinary Arts CTE program for high school students.
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