Prostart II

This nationally certified, competency based program covers all facets of the industry and includes instruction in: food preparation, lodging, customer service, and business management. Skill areas will include, but not limited to Breakfast Food & Sandwiches, Nutrition, Cost Control, Salads & Garnishing, Purchasing & Inventory, Meat, Poultry, & Seafood, Marketing, Desserts & Baked Goods, Sustainability in the Industry, and Global Cuisine. Students also learn guest relations along with how to keep accurate financial records for the profit and loss of the operation. Students rotate through production and service stations while serving the community at the Sunset Cafe, our on-site restaurant, and will be able to earn the ServSafe Food Manager Certification.

MSU: RST 2550 - Food Preparation Science **This is a Metropolitan State University class taught at CDC with concurrent credit attached and requires a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.

*Industry certificate(s) available

Course Information

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9673 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$70.00 Miscellaneous - Knife Kit
Prostart I CTE 9672 A&B
Career Elevation and Technology Center