Mr. Zane Johnson

Culinary Arts
Zane Johnson
zane.johnson@jonesboroschools.net

The program is designed to help high school students who have an interest in pursuing a career in food service gain an understanding of the industry through education as well as direct exposure. In the kitchen, students work hands on to build skill and knowledge. Culinary Arts prepares students for jobs as personal chefs, catering operations, line chefs, bakers, servers, and managers.

The course is designed to teach students all the fundamentals needed to work and succeed in any area of the food service operation such as restaurants, catering, kitchen, or industrial kitchen. Students may also take the fundamental skills they have learned onto culinary school for more advanced instruction.

The future holds great things for Culinary Arts. Food Services are one of the fastest growing and largest areas in the economy. The job market is in high demand for skilled and knowledgeable employees to fill culinary positions. Employers look for prospective employees who are self motivated, able to perform under pressure, dependable, responsible, have good listening skills, and are able to take direction.