This advanced course from the National Restaurant Association introduces students into the world of professional cooking. Basic communication skills, safety and sanitation, food preparation, meal planning, and other topics are taught in this beginning course. Participation in the FCCLA youth organization may be an integral part of this course. This course meets for two periods of the eight period block schedule (ProStart 1 taught with Culinary Management). Food Handlers Permit is required. ProStart and ServeSafe certifications are part of the curriculum.