Prostart I

ProStart gives students a platform to discover new career opportunities by providing hands-on training and relevant industry experience.  This nationally certified, competency based program covers all facets of the industry and includes instruction in:  food preparation, lodging, customer service, and business management.  By completing ProStart Level 1, students master fundamental management and culinary skills needed for success – like leadership, accountability, teamwork and responsibility – which they can take with them to positions in all industries.  Skill areas will include, but not limited to Workplace and Food Safety, Fruits & Veggies, Stocks, Sauces, & Soups, Professionalism, Communication, Interviewing & Resumes, Careers in the Industry, Customer Service, Cooking Methods, Leadership & Teamwork, and Potatoes & Grains. Students are also rotated through production and service stations while serving the community at the Sunset Cafe, our on-site restaurant.  Students will also earn ServSafe Food Handler Certification.

Culinary Nutrition at the home high school is strongly suggested.

*Industry certificate available

Course Number
CTE 9672
Grade Level
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
Course Fee
$50.00 Miscellaneous - Chef Kit