What We Do

Culinary Arts is designed to provide the knowledge and the skills needed for employment in the hospitality, culinary, or baking industry and prepares students to enroll in post-secondary education. Much of the student training is provided through The Lunch Box Restaurant (located on our campus). Designed with a focus on nutrition, teamwork, and farm-to-table practices, this course has everything and more for students passionate about food preparation and gives a complete introduction to the world of professional cooking and baking.

 

Opportunities

Successful students in this program have these academic opportunities available to them.

 - Dual Enrollment with New England Culinary Institute (A 10 week online course of instruction plus an intensive weekend-long residency at NECI’s Montpelier campus).

 - ServSafe® Food Handler Certification

 

Vermont Proficiency Alignment

While covering a full curriculum of content specific to this trade, students in this program will be trained and assessed on the following high school-level academic proficiencies using the following indicators from Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements.

For more information about Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements, visit the VT Agency of Education’s website here.

 

MATH

 1. Modeling

2. Number & Quantity

 

SCIENCE

1. Physical Science

7. Earth & Space

8. Engineering Tech

 

ENGLISH & LITERACY

 1. Reading

2. Writing (Creative)

3. Writing (Research)

4. Speaking & Listening (Discussion)

5. Speaking & Listening (Presentational)

6. Language

 

WORK-BASED LEARNING

1. Career Exploration

2. Career Clusters

3. Career Readiness

4. Work Readiness

5. Reading

6. Writing

7. Speaking & Listening

8. Digital Citizenship

9. Creative Communicator

 

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

1. Communication

2. Self-Direction

3. Problem Solving

4. Citizenship

5. Integrative Thinking

 

See the link above to our Program of Studies for further information about this program, including...

- Textbook

- Recommended Reading Level

- Recommended Math Skills

- CVCC Safety Exam

and more!

Instructor Information

Culinary Instructor: Kristine McSheffrey

kmcshcvcc@buusd.org

Baking Arts Instructor: Wendy Clark

wclarcvcc@buusd.org

Phone: (802) 476.6237 ext. 1175

Education that works.

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