|Lorraine Lombardi (Culinary 1
Dustin Payne (Culinary 2)
This program is dedicated to providing students a working knowledge of classical culinary techniques. Through lecture, hands-on work, and projects the student will learn the skills needed for a career in the food service industry. Training in sanitation, hot food production, meat identification and fabrication, pantry, breakfast cookery, purchasing, table service, baking, pastries, management techniques, and basic culinary skills is offered. Curriculum also includes culinary math, field trips, and competitive events.
The Mission of the Falls Church High School Culinary Arts program is to increase the value of student learning experiences by applying core academic skills in realistic as well as relevant culinary-related settings.
The Vision of the Falls Church High School Culinary Arts Program is to increase:
- Awareness of culinary-related situations for which our day to day existence as citizens within the global society is influenced.
- Relevance with regard to the correlation between core academics and culinary-related careers, specific job-related tasks, education, and personal situations.
- Understanding of culinary-related topics in order to prepare individuals for successful development of solutions for enhancing careers, specific job-related tasks, education, and personal situations.
The following are various resources that we found helpful to our students:
FCPS Culinary Arts Page
FCPS Gourmet/International Foods Page
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