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Pemiscot County Pemiscot County Career & Technology Center

1317 West Highway 84
Hayti, MO  63851
Phone: (573)359-2601
Fax: (573)359-1317

Culinary Arts


Program Breakdown:

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality program implemented a School - to - Career program titled ProStart. The ProStart program introduces high school juniors and seniors to careers in food service and teaches them the basic skill and knowledge they need for success in the food service industry. On the job training and comprehensive curriculum fuel the ProStart program. The ProStart program is broken down into eight separate modules. This module system allows students the flexibility of entry into the program at any module.

Module 1 - ProStart 1: Successful Customer Relations, Preparing and Serving Food, Preventing Accidents and Injuries

Module 2 - ProStart 1: Kitchen Basics, Food Service Equipment, Nutrition

Module 3 - ProStart 1: Breakfast Foods and Sandwiches, Working With People, Salads and Garnishes

Module 4 - ProStart 1: Business Math, Fruits and Vegetables, Controlling Food Service Costs, Certification Testing - 1 Year

Module 5 - ProStart 2: The History of the Food Service, Potatoes and Grains, The Lodging Industry

Module 6 - ProStart 2: The Art of Service, Desserts and Baked Goods, Marketing and the Menu

Module 7 - ProStart 2: Purchasing and Inventory Control, Meat, Poultry and Seafood, Standard Accounting Practices

Module 8 - ProStart 2: Stocks, Soups and Sauces, Tourism and the Retail Industry, Communicating with Customers, Certification Testing and Internships