Food Prep/Restaurant Management/Kitchen Assistant


Food Preparation is a program that prepares students to serve under the supervision of chefs and other food service professionals as kitchen support staff and food preparation workers. The program includes instruction in kitchen organization and operations, sanitation and quality control, basic food preparation and cooking skills, kitchen and kitchen equipment maintenance, and quantity food measurement and monitoring.

The program consists in 3 sequenced courses:

Level 1   -   Kitchen Assistant I   

Level 2    -   Kitchen Assistant II

Level 3    -   
Kitchen Assistant III 

Structured Learning Experiences

This is the last level of all CTE programs of studies. Students participate in Structured Learning Experiences in the industry in the following ways:


  • Job Shadow
  • Volunteer
  • Internship (paid or unpaid)
  • Cooperative Education Experience
  • Apprenticeship
  • School-Based Enterprise 

The lead teacher of this program is Mr. Joshua Murrell.  You can reach him at