Potomac’s Culinary Arts Program is a CTE course of study starting with Culinary II, and Students of the Culinary Arts Program will graduate with work-place readiness skills, becoming ServSafe Manager certified. ServSafe is a training certificate program and is a basic food safety credential required by many restaurants for their management staff. Culinary students will be taught advanced culinary skills by Chef Evans using resources such as the textbooks from the Foundations of Restaurant Management & Culinary Arts and a state-of-the-art commercial cooking lab. Units of study include exploring the many careers within the food service industry, food safety and sanitation, essential culinary skills, nutrition and meal planning, exploring cultures and their food internationally and regionally, baking skills and economics and logistics of food.