Master These Skills

Students enrolled in this program have the opportunity to master the following skills:

  • Nutrition
  • Terminology
  • Knife Skills
  • Safety & Sanitation
  • Restaurant Operations
  • Equipment Operation
  • Food Preparation Skills
  • Fast Food Line Operation
  • Food Purchasing
  • Menu Planning
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Proper Food Storage
  • Advancement Skills
  • Customer Satisfaction Skills
  • Communication Skills

Earn the Following Credits and Credentials

  • Potential to earn college credits
  • Job placement opportunities
  • ProStart Certification of Achievement
  • Certification in ServSafe Food Handlers – Manager’s Level

Life Beyond PLCC

Students of this program often go on to pursue careers such as:

  • Sous Chefs
  • Line Chefs
  • Pantry Chefs
  • Pastry Chefs
  • Fast Food Managers
  • Dietary Aides
  • Cruise Line Chefs
  • Caterers
  • Personal Chefs
  • Server

Laura Miller-Hannah

Chef Hannah brings over 30 years of Culinary expertise to the Career Center. She was most recently the Restaurant Management/Culinary Arts teacher at Kenmore High School. Prior to that she has an impressive resume that includes experience as the Executive Chef for Hannah’s Catering/Akron, Catering Chef at the Mustard Seed/Akron, Sous and Test Kitchen Chef at the West Point Market/Akron, Chef at Watership Down/Moreland Hills, and Chef de Partie/Cincinnati. Hannah received her Bachelor of Arts in Food Science from The University of Akron and her Career and Technical Teacher Certificate and Masters of Career & Technical Education from Kent State University.

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