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Career and Technical Education

Culinary Arts


The Culinary Arts Pathway is a great program for students who are interested in the foods industry and preparing various culinary dishes, and ...

 +  Enjoy being creative, expressive and imaginative.
 +  Enjoy cooking and hands-on learning.
 +  Have an attention to detail and precision in their work.
 +  Feel comfortable in a culinary kitchen environment.

Pathway Benefits and Highlights
Students who complete 2 credits in this Pathway will meet state Math and English/Language Arts testing requirements, and...
 +  Obtain a state food handlers permit.
 +  Learn by preparing apptetizers, entrees and desert menu items.
 +  Earn up to 4 college credits which can be applied directly into partner college programs.
 +  Meets Science requirements through their Pathway courses

Continue Your Training after High School
The Culinary Arts Pathway articulates and leads directly into the Edmonds College Culinary Arts Program of Study.

Culinary Arts Pathway Planning Guide


Recent changes in state graduation requirements provides students in the class of 2020 and beyond the option to meet both the state Math and English/Language Arts Graduation Pathway requirements by completing 2 credits within an approved CTE Pathway related to their goals and interests.  

This Pathway Planning Guide introduces students to the Culinary Arts Pathway as an approved CTE Pathway and provides information on including this pathway as part of the student's 4-year plan for high school and beyond.

Download Pathway Planning Guide (PDF)


Culinary Arts Pathway Videos

Chef School

Who Can Access this Pathway?
This pathway is accessible to students at all of the Edmonds SD high schools listed below.  Select your high school to explore available pathway course offerings and descriptions.