Frankford High School is known for many things, especially its Culinary Arts Program. It is an award winning program that has been featured in a documentary and on Rachel Ray. At Frankford High School, students in this three year program will have hands-on training in cooking techniques, baking skills, and restaurant service. Each part is supported by theoretical knowledge.
The program will expose students to different cuisines from around the world and will use equipment found in both large and small-scale restaurants. Safety & Sanitation are emphasized, particularly personal hygiene and proper food handling. Knife skills and proper use of tools and equipment are developed throughout the program. Culinary terminology, ingredient identification and usage, palate development, weighing and measuring, restaurant management and customer relations are also highlighted. Finally, students must complete the industry standard ServSafe exam as well as the NOCTI test.