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Assabet Valley

Regional Technical/Vocational School District
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Health & Hospitality Cluster

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management

Meet the Instructors

 
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Chef Margret (Margo) Wilson, LT
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Chef Lou Trudeau
 
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Chef Jess Bengtson
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Program & Course Information

Culinary Arts focuses on curriculum development and standardized learning with emphasis on performance objectives, a variety of learning activities, and student assessment. Students engage in hands-on learning, related theory, and industry-related field trips driven by industry standards. 
  
Through the operation of a popular on-site restaurant, as well as the catering of a variety of community functions, students have the opportunity to learn all aspects of the trade.
 

Core Topics:

    • Sandwich making
    • Baking
    • Stock, sauce, and soup preparation
    • Salad preparation
    • Meat preparation
    • Seafood fabrications
    • Food cost management
    • Supervisory development
    • Sanitation
    • Nutrition
    • Beverage service
    • Table service
    • Customer relations
    • Dining room operation
    • Hospitality and Tourism
    • Health and safety
    • Inventory control
  
The goal is to help students become responsible, competent, and productive members of society by incorporating academics, Mathematics, English, and Science. Other areas of focus include technology, employability skills, management and entrepreneurship, as well as career and professional development. Students will prepare for employment and higher educational opportunities so that they can continue to learn about, participate in, and contribute to a changing community and workplace.

Resources, Files & Links for Students

Health Technologies

Health Technologies

Meet the Instructors

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Kathleen (Kathy) Regan, LT
 
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Mary Miller
 
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Kathleen (Kathy) Faddoul,
 
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Kristen Corbett
 

Program & Course Information

Core Topics:

  • Healthcare exploration
  • Healthcare foundations
  • Nurse Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Growth and Development
  • Dean Vaughn Medical Terminology
The curriculum includes related theory classes.
 
     
Students from our program may graduate with the following certifications:
  • American Red Cross Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Person-Centered Dementia Care
  • American Heart Association CPR for the Healthcare Provider with Automated External Defibrillator
  • American Heart Association First Aid Certification
  • American Red Cross BLS
  • American Red Cross First Aid
  • Stop The Bleed certification
  • Geri-Care training
  • OSHA Health Edition 10 hour certification

Resources, Files & Links for Students

PAGE CONTACTs & Resources

PAGE CONTACTs & Resources

Kerri Baltramaitis, Assistant Director of Technical Programs
KBaltramaitis@assabet.org | 508-485-9430 x1457
  
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Highlights 

Highlights 

   
Culinary Arts is an instructional program that prepares individual students in food technology skills and customer relations while maintaining local sanitation codes in a safe working environment. Students will apply computer technology and work with state-of-the-art equipment in the restaurant, kitchen, and bakery areas.

Health Technologies is an excellent program for students interested in a career in the high-demand area of healthcare and human services. Students train on campus in our nursing lab with the most up-to-date equipment available, including hospital beds and a full computer lab. 

Students continue their training in long-term care and assisted living facilities. Students who meet the Department of Public Health requirements may be eligible to take the Massachusetts Nurse Aide Exam.