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Culinary Arts


Students in the Culinary Arts program will learn to chop, filet, and create exciting cuisine every day as they experience the fast-paced culinary industry. Students gain valuable restaurant experience by cooking for the student-run Spartan Inn and providing food for large groups and events. The curriculum also includes popular units about baking breads, cakes, and pies, which gives students the leeway to experiment with confections and chocolate. In addition, this program covers other industry essentials, such as food safety.

Possible Certifications

  • ServSafe Manager Food Safety Certification

  • ServSafe Food Handler Certification

  • S/P2 Culinary

  • Workplace Safety 

  • Building a Resume

  • Interview Skills for Culinary Students 

  • Ethics & You in the Culinary Industry

  • Running Successful Team Meetings


Students at York Tech are required to wear a uniform. Upper garments (shirts, sweatshirts, etc.) must be purchased through the school's Tech Gear Store. Lower apparel and safety equipment varies by program. The specific uniform requirements for Culinary Arts can be downloaded using this link, and the YTech X uniform requirements can be found at this link.

Potential Career Opportunities

There are many career opportunities for students graduating from York Tech's Culinary Arts program.

What to Expect

This is a standalone program that does not rotate with any other programs. Students accepted into it will take Culinary Arts courses during all four years at York Tech, with the exception being students who participate in a co-op opportunity during their senior year.

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