This Career Cluster® is focused on management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.
The Employability Skills for Career Readiness Standards must be an integrated component of all CTE course sequences.
HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM
Baking and Pastry
The Baking and Pastry program provides students with an in-depth study of the baking and pastry arts. Areas of study include baking terminology, tool and equipment use, formula conversions, functions of ingredients, and methods used in creating breads, pastries, cookies, and other desserts. The fundamentals of dough and basic decorating skills are also covered.
The Culinary Arts program provides students with an introduction to the principles and techniques of commercial food production. Areas of study include basic skills in food handling, food and nutritional science, equipment technology, cooking methods, kitchen safety, sanitation procedures, and employability skills in an environment that models industry standards.
Hospitality and Tourism
The Hospitality and Tourism program provides students with an introduction to many career areas in the hospitality field. Students will learn the roles of jobs in both the front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house in travel and tourism, hotel operations, food and beverage, and event sales and service.