The focus of this program is on preparing and serving food according to entry-level catering and restaurant standards.
After mastering designated competencies, second-year students may transition into cooperative work experiences and community-based job sites.
4565 Columbus Pike | Delaware, OH 43015
To ask more questions about any program or to schedule a tour of our campuses, contact Administrative Assistant to the Enrollment Coordinator, Marsha Link at (740) 201-3216 or LinkM@DelawareAreaCC.org.
Location: South Campus
Grade Level: Juniors and Seniors
Food Service I: $210.00
Food Service II: $39.00
You will plan menus, create shopping lists, and acquire supplies within the community while identifying, sanitizing, and safely using equipment in a commercial kitchen.
- Measuring techniques
- Correct use of vocabulary terms
- Use/care of food service tools and equipment
- Safety and sanitation practices
- Positive customer relations and work relationships
- Ordering and rotating food items
- Marketing for the food industry
- Preparation of salads, garnishes, pastas, baked goods, and desserts
- Operating at different prep stations with real-life restaurant experiences
- Preparing meats, pastas, poultry, seafood, side dishes, soups, sauces, and potatoes
- Building work stamina and staying on task
- Making good decisions and developing problem-solving skills
- On and off-site catering
- Positive work relationships
- Nutrition trends
- Food culture around the world
- Daily living skills
- Small group instruction
- Participate in job shadowing
- Learn from demonstrations provided by food service advisory council members
- Get hands-on experience operating the South Campus Cafe and catering
- Take field trips to local restaurants
- Cater on campus for community organizations
- Participate in cooperative work experiences at local restaurants
- Learn leadership and team building skills
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You will be ready to prepare and serve food according to entry level catering and restaurant standards. You will also be able to:
- Work as a stock room clerk, a grill, fry, or pantry cook, a bakers assistant, an assistant in a catering business, a restaurant inventory clerk, or a host or hostess.
- Work in equipment sales in the food industry or work in the front of the house as a server, busser, host, hostess, beverage server, or runner.
- Work in the back of the house as a part of salad prep, as a dishwasher operator, or a prepper.
"Attending DACC has been a great experience for me! I enjoy catering, serving food in the cafe, and learning how to cook new recipes. I have had the opportunity make many new friends and teach them (and my teacher) sign language!"
- Ray Martin
Food Service Student