BEC Foods Academy

Why Should You Join the Food Service Academy?

“The food service academy is fun, but serious about cooking and the restaurant industry.” -Jasmine A.

“I am so glad I decided to take foods!  This pathway has not only taught me to cook, but it has helped me decide on a career!” -Sara G.

Courses in this academy prepare students for a career in the Food Service or Hospitality Industry.  Courses offered are:  Foods 1 & 2 and ProStart 1 & 2.  Maybe you don’t want to be a chef, that’s ok!  There are many other careers in this field.  Including, but not limited to:

  • Executive Chef, Sous Chef, Banquet Chef, Pastry Chef, or Food Research Chef

  • Kitchen Manager

  • Line Cook

  • Baker

  • Garde Manager

  • Food and Beverage Purchase Agent

  • Equipment Purveyor

  • Consultant

  • Food Stylist

  • Food Writer

  • Food Scientist

  • Event Planner

  • Restaurant Manager

  • Additional careers in the hotel industry

Promising opportunities for employment…

  • The restaurant industry employs an estimated 12.8 million people, making it the nation’s largest employer outside of government.

  • The restaurant industry is expected to add 2 million jobs over the next decade, for total employment of 14.8 million by the year 2017.

BEC Career Cafe

Career cafe

Faculty, Staff and County visitors enjoy a meal at the Career Cafe!

Every Friday the students in Foods and ProStart cook a delicious and nutritious lunch for faculty, staff and Henderson County employees. Lunch is $5.00 per person and if you’d like to get on the mailing list so you can join us, please email Ms. Christine Mukosiej.

This page was last modified by Amber McMillan on Jan 15, 2016 @ 2:15 pm