Baldwin County Public Schools
33243 State Highway 59 Loxley, AL  36551

Culinary Arts

Learn skills necessary for management in the culinary arts/hospitality industry, including knife skills, blanching, menu prep, cooking & banquet prep.

Average earning potential


Average completion time

3 years

Career details:

Baldwin Prep’s Culinary Arts Program is designed to prepare a diverse group of students for a diverse range of opportunities in the culinary arts. Whether a student dreams of becoming a top chef or master baker, our Culinary and Pastry programs provide the skills and education to pursue a career in a field with strong growth potential.

Skills students will learn:

  • Knife Skills
  • Event Planning
  • Menu Prep
  • Cooking
  • Banquet Prep

Future careers & income opportunities:

OccupationMedian wageAvg openings in AL
Executive Chef$74,27184
Restaurant Management$52,4844,433
Baking/Pastry Chef$60,99064

Post secondary options:

  • Culinary Arts

  • Culinary Arts
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Culinary Nutrition

Dual enrollment courses for high school and college credit:

  • Orientation to the Hospitality Profession
  • Sanitation and Safety
  • Food Preparation
  • Intro to Garde Manager
  • Human Resource Management
  • Foundations of Baking
  • Foundations in Nutrition
  • Advanced Food Preparation
  • Culinary Capstone
  • Beverage Selection and Appreciation
  • Restaurant Service Management I

* Dual Enrollment Courses are offered through Coastal Alabama Community College and allows students to earn a short term certificate in Airframe Technology (CER-AMT) or an Associates of Applied Science (AAS-AMT)

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