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  • Consumer Services, Hospitality and Tourism

    Consumer Services, Hospitality and Tourism


    Academy Overview

    Programs of Study in this career cluster have a variety of career options. Each program includes opportunities for students to earn industry certifications and/or licensure with an added value of articulated college credits. Students, in Culinary Arts, Food and Beverage Management, Hospitality Management, Cosmetology or Barbering Programs, actively engage in real-world experiences through internships and mentoring opportunities. These experiences allow students to apply classroom instruction in meaningful ways, which gives them a head start to viable careers.

    Food and Beverage Management (PROSTART)

    Here, at High Point High School, ProStart is the academy program of study. The ProStart program introduces high school students to a wide variety of careers within the restaurant, food service, and hospitality industry. Students will study and practice professional food preparation of international cuisines, food safety and sanitation, customer relations, accounting, cost control, marketing, and an introduction to aspects of lodging management. Upon acceptance into the program students will be required to purchase specific materials such as a uniform, proper shoes, and trade tools.

    Most of the above material was taken from the PGCPS website. For more information on this and other Career Academies in the county, please click here.

    Instructors/Courses Taught

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