Prostart II

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.  Skill areas will include, but not limited to Breakfast Food & Sandwiches, Nutrition, Cost Control, Salads & Garnishing, Purchasing & Inventory, Meat, Poultry, & Seafood, Marketing, Desserts & Baked Goods, Sustainability in the Industry, and Global Cuisine.  Students also learn guest relations along with how to keep accurate financial records for the profit and loss of the operation. Students are rotated through production and service stations, while serving the community at our restaurant, the Sunset Cafe.

MSU: RST 2550 - Food Preparation Science
**This is a Metropolitan State University class taught at CDC with concurrent credit attached and requires a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.

*Industry certificate available


Course Number
CTE 9673
Grade Level
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
Prostart I CTE 9672
Course Fee
$70.00 Miscellaneous - Knife Kit