Culinary Arts


Chop, fillet and create exciting cuisine every day as you experience the fast paced culinary industry.  From cooking for the student run Spartan Inn to providing food for large groups, students gain valuable restaurant experience.  Bake breads, cakes, pies, experiment with confections and chocolate.


  • PA Skills Certificate (NOCTI)

Expectations of students in the program: 

  • Be a good role model throughout the school
  • Practice safe habits at all times
  • Display a positive attitude/ give your beast effort
  • Be a team player
  • Be able to work independently
  • Be physically fit
  • Use appropriate language

What will I learn? 

Students will master competencies in the Culinary Arts curriculum, which will include:

  • Safety and Sanitation Procedures
  • Purchasing, Receiving and Food Storage
  • Use and Care of Cutting Tools & Equipment
  • Prepare Standardized Recipes
  • Nutrition
  • Breakfast Foods & Beverages
  • Stocks, Sauces, Soups
  • Prepare and Cook Meat
  • Basic Baking Practices
  • Front of the House Operations/Dining Room Services


Potential Career Opportunities:


Post-Secondary Education:

There are several programs that can provide you with ways to earn a college degree in less time and for less money.  One way is through SOAR – Students Occupationally and Academically Ready.  These are free college credits earned while at York Tech.  These are called articulated credits and these can save you time and money.  Please click below to see the credits you are eligible to earn through this program.

Please click here for SOAR Credits


Students at York Tech are required to wear a uniform.   Please click below for information regarding your technical uniform.

Please click here for technical uniform

Contact the Instructors:

Chef Daniel Benedix            

Chef Jamie Good                      

Chef Bruce Baker