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Culinary Arts

Students will gain experience needed to either work in the restaurant industry, pursue additional Culinary Arts training to become a chef, or a combination of both. This program also exposes students to opportunities for continued culinary education where they can pursue careers as head chefs, business owners and dietitians.

Students manage and operate the career center’s restaurant, The Sloan Inn, and cater several events throughout the year. Learn quality control of food supplies, proper techniques for cooking and baking, and the use and care of commercial equipment. This ProStart program is accredited through the Ohio Restaurant Association and students have the opportunity to earn a ProStart Certification.

Practical Learning Experiences

Students will:

  • Management and operation of Sloan Inn
  • Food safety and sanitation
  • Food preparation skills
  • Dining services and procedures
  • Catering school and business functions

Required Courses

Below are the career-technical classes offered during this two-year program. Students may also choose to add electives to their schedule.

Year One
Hospitality Fundamentals
Fundamentals of Food Production

Year Two
Restaurant Management
Dining Room Service and Operations
Hospitality and Tourism Capstone


Donna Beale

ProStart Culinary Arts Instructor
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center

Industry Certifications

ProStart ServSafe Certifications
10-Hour OSHA
CPR/First Aid

College Partnerships

Columbus Culinary Institute of Bradford
Columbus State Community College
Sinclair Community College
Sullivan University

*Partnerships continue to evolve. Talk to the instructor for the most up-to-date partnerships and credit options.

Salary Potential

$30,000 (Baker)
$41,000 (Restaurant Manager)
$43,500 (Head Chef)
$67,995 (Executive Chef)


Ohio Hi-Point Career Center FCCLA

Sloan Inn

Our Culinary Arts students run and operate the Sloan Inn, the on-campus restaurant. They are also are available to cater and host private events. 


Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Please call ahead to ensure the restaurant is open. Hours of operation are subject to change due to school events.

For catering requests, please call 937-599-3010 ext. 1421 to check availability.