Culinary Arts

Program Overview

Students will gain hands-on experience in a variety of methods for preparing creative dishes. Students in Culinary Arts learn the basics of culinary terminology and appropriate food preparation techniques, which lay the foundation for advanced skills. In addition to perfecting a fine cuisine or pastry, students receive the unique opportunity to manage and operate an on-site restaurant called The Heritage Room, as well as organize and cater different events, both on the Eastland Career Center campus and on location.

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What you will learn

  • Appetizers

  • Garde manger

  • Entrees

  • Desserts, baking, and pastry

  • Principles of menu planning & writing

  • Catering operations

  • Restaurant management & accounting

Career Pathways

For those who love to create cuisines, there are many opportunities available, such as:

  • Caterer

  • Culinary restaurant manager

  • Executive chef

  • Pastry chef

  • Personal chef

  • Restaurant manager/owner

  • Sous chef

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What else do I need to know?


Eastland Career Center
4465 S. Hamilton Road
Groveport, OH 43125

Program Length

This is a two-year program designed for juniors and seniors.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Heritage Room / Bakeology Bakery

Culinary Arts gives students the unique opportunity to manage and operate a fully-functional restaurant. From front-end service to cooking in the kitchen, students will receive the full hospitality experience by serving our staff and community with menus that they develop.

The Heritage Room and the Bakeology Bakery are open during select time throughout the year, and is open to staff and the public. For dining hours, menus, special events, and additional information click the button or visit


 Students that enroll in this program participate in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) career-technical student organization. FCCLA exists to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Members develop skills for life through character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

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Meet your instructors

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Chef Andrew Borenstein

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Chef Dave Eichorn