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Sims Academy students are able to build a strong foundation for their culinary careers through our dual enrollment partnership with Lanier Technical College. In this program, highly qualified instructors from Lanier Technical College teach students in the Career and Technical Education programs available to students through Sims Academy.
The Culinary Arts program prepares students for employment within many facets of the food service industry. Students will obtain technical skills training, focusing on food preparation, sanitation, nutrition, marketing, catering, management fundamentals, and work ethics.
The Prep Cook technical certificate of credit provides skills for entry into the food services preparation area as a prep cook. Topics include food services history, safety and sanitation, purchasing and food control, nutrition and menu development and design, along with the principles of cooking. Students who complete this certificate are positioned to earn several additional certificates that lead to a diploma or degree in Culinary Arts.
This program prepares graduates to receive a Technical Certificates of Credit (TCC) from Lanier Technical College, which qualifies them to work in this field:
- Prep Cook Certificate
These courses will also provide students with a jumpstart to their future diploma or degree-level studies.
A graduation plan is available below. For specific information about how you can complete this program, please contact Sims Academy.
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Schools that offer majors related to the Culinary Arts and Food service Industry:
- Art Institute of Atlanta
- Athens Technical College
- Lanier Technical College
- Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Tucker
- North Georgia Technical College
- Savannah Technical College
HOW MUCH CAN YOU MAKE STARTING OUT IN GEORGIA?
- Food Scientist/Technologist - $55,689
- Dietician /Nutritionist - $53,250
- Food Writer - $49,000
- Food Services Manager - $48,130
- Health Educator - $45,830
- Catering Manager - $43,128
- Food Stylist - $40,890
- Chefs and Head Cooks - $40,630
Source: U.S. Department of Labor
Marketing Principles Course Number 08.47400
Marketing Principles is the foundational course for the Marketing and Management, Fashion Merchandising and Buying, and Marketing Communications and Promotion Pathways. Marketing Principles addresses all the ways in which marketing satisfies consumer and business needs and wants for products and services. Students develop a basic understanding of Employability, Foundational and Business Administration skills, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Financial Analysis, Human Resources Management, Information Management, Marketing, Operations, Professional Development, Strategic Management, and Global Marketing strategies.
Introduction to Sports & Entertainment Marketing Course Number: 08.47800
This course introduces the student to the major segments of the Sports and Entertainment Industry and the social and economic impact the industry has on the local, state, national, and global economies. The products and services offered to consumers and the impact of marketing on these products and services are examined. Units include: Business Fundamentals, Product Mix, Product Knowledge, Product/Service Management, Business Regulations, Interpersonal Skill, Selling, Marketing Information Management, Economics, Distribution, Pricing, Advertising, Publicity/Public Relations, Sales Promotion, Business Risks, and Organization.
Advanced Sports and Entertainment Marketing Course Number: 08.48500
This course provides students opportunities to develop managerial and analytical skills and deepen their knowledge in sports/entertainment marketing. Topical units include: MarketingInformation Management, Selling, Publicity/Public Relations, Sales Promotion, Management of Promotion, Product Mix, Pricing, Positioning, and Marketing Planning.
What is FCCLA? Family , Career, & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is the student organization which accompanies the Family and Consumer Science courses. FCCLA is a community service-oriented organization that builds leadership qualities, promotes teamwork, and encourages family values. FCCLA also provides students with the opportunity to compete at the regional, state, and national level for scholarships and cash prizes. Georgia FCCLA | National FCCLA
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