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FEAST
GRADE: 10-12 CREDITS: 20 (year), 10 (semester) COLLEGE RECOMMENDED? No
PREREQUISITES: One year prior class-work in cooking. 


(Food Education and Service Training)  is a course that trains students in food production through hands on experience.  FEAST students operate three small business’ including an espresso business, daily healthy snacks for our pre-school and weekly teacher lunches, as well as other catered events on and off campus. Upon completion of this course, students can either work in the food industry or further their education at one of the many culinary colleges.

INTERNATIONAL/GOURMET FOODS
GRADE: 9-12 CREDITS: 5 (semester) COLLEGE RECOMMENDED? No
PREREQUISITES: None


Through weekly cooking, students will learn to prepare meals and incorporate the use of gourmet foods and international cooking techniques, demonstrate the knowledge of different styles of service, define gourmet food terms and demonstrate appropriate preparation techniques. 

NUTRITION 1-2
GRADE: 9-12 CREDITS 10 (year) COLLEGE RECOMMENDED? No
PREREQUISITES: None


Introductory course covers nutritional concepts for properly balanced menus. Students plan, properly measure recipe ingredients, and practice a variety of cooking and baking methods. Students taste-test and can eat their products