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  • 3400 W. Gonzales Rd. Oxnard, CA 93036
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Culinary & Hospitality

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Culinary & Hospitality Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a creative future in the fast-paced and always exciting culinary and hospitality industry.

Heat Up Your Career

The Culinary & Hospitality Pathway provides students with in-depth, hands-on experiences that emphasize industry awareness, sanitation, and food production. This program gives students an opportunity to learn how to prepare fruits, vegetables, and entire meals. Through coursework,
students will grow and refine professional, practical, and teamwork skills that can be called upon for the rest of their lives. This career pathway helps student by providing guidance, coursework, and work-based learning experiences used in the culinary industry, in an effort to give students an advantage in the job market.

Career Pathways help student explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select a career path they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new culinary & hospitality career. Classes include:

  • Culinary Foundation
  • Baking & Pastry
  • World Cuisine
  • CTE Advanced Culinary Arts
  • Advanced Food Service & Hospitality

Get Real
Exposure

Take your learning out into the real business world and see first-hand what awaits you in the culinary & hospitality field. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Local Resort & Restaurant Tours
  • College Campus Visits
  • Professional Guest Speakers
  • Internships Interviews
  • Hospitality Week 

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart an exciting career in the always-energetic culinary world with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Disciplines and career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Executive Chef
  • Master Baker
  • Food Expediter
  • Banquet & Catering Director
  • Restaurant Manager

Industry Average: $45,000 - $65,000/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 10% to 14%

Ready to Get Cooking?

Contact your college & career technician for availability.
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teachers:
Mari Vogt, Debra Gallagher
(805) 278-2907
Mari.Vogt@oxnardunion.org
Debra.Gallagher@oxnardunion.org

Cut Into a Culinary Career

Whether you deeply enjoy cooking or like to let your creatively show in your dishes, the Culinary & Hospitality Pathway can be the start of an amazing career. This career pathway can provide you with the opportunity to learn how to cook, bake, and learn about foods from all around the world. You’ll get a first-hand look at how the culinary industry works and operates, as well as an opportunity to let your inner foodie really shine.

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

AA Culinary Arts

BS Hospitality and Culinary