• Instructor:
    Mr. Derek Fritzel
    Phone: 724-539-9788 x336
    Email: derek.fritzel@ewctc.net


    CAREER PATHWAYS

    Entrepreneur
    Executive Chef
    Sous Chef
    Pastry Chef
    Nutritionist
    Dietician
    Hotel, Resort, Restaurant, Tourism and/or Hospitality Management


    COLLEGE PATHWAYS

    IUP
    Westmoreland County Community College
    Pittsburgh Technical College
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
    Sullivan University


     
    INDUSTRY PARTNERS

    Grover at Latrobe
    US Foods
    Rolling Rock CLub
    Excella Health
    Sodexo Foods
    Champion Lakes Golf CLub


    CERTIFICATIONS

    OSHA 10
    Prostart 1 National Restaurant Association
    Prostart 2 National Restaurant Association
    ServSafe Managers Certificate, National Restaurant Association
    ServSafe Safe Food Handlers Certificate, National Restaurant Association
    ACF Junior Memberships, American Culinary Federation (Industry Specific Certification)

  • Culinary Arts prepares students for all phases of the food service industry.


    TEACHER QUOTE:
      
    “The wheel has already been created, it is our job as culinarians to make it look and taste better.”


    3 YEAR BREAKDOWN

    Year 1
    Safety and Sanitation Procedures
    Use & Care of Cutting Tools & Utensils
    Use & Care of Mechanical Food
    Prepare Standardized Recipes

    Year 2
    Knowledge of Nutrition
    Purchasing, Receiving, & Storage Procedures
    Demonstrate Basic Industry Positions


    Year 3
    Prepare Stocks, Soups & Sauces
    Prepare Meats, Poultry, & Seafood
    Demonstrate Baking & Pastry Practices
    Plan & Cost Menus