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Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

hospitality, tourism, and recreation

The Food Service and Hospitality pathway provides students with team-based workplace skills essential for today’s job market. The introductory course, Food & Nutrition, focuses on making high quality food choices and learning simple food preparation, while Culinary Arts equips students with advanced skills both in the kitchen and working with customers as service representatives. This pathway emphasizes the next steps after high school by creating relationships with community partners in higher education and employment opportunities. Students are active hands-on participants and have the opportunity to visit and meet potential schools and employers in the field while gaining valuable industry-recognized certificates.

Food Service and Hospitality Pathway

  • Foods & Nutrition
  • Culinary Arts

The above courses are offered at AHS, BHS, CHS, MHS, PHS, SMHS

Community College Partner: Skyline College

Students receive Dual Enrollment Credit (both high school and college credit).

Career Guide - Food and Hospitality Pathway

Click on the image below for more information about this pathway. 

Food and Hospitality Career Guide

Hospitality Pathway Video

Drawing of a hand holding a food platter inside a purple circle


Pathway Lead
Michele Casale


Jan Tuttle Featured in Daily Journal Article

Daily Journal Article Screenshot with Jan Tuttle in her classroom
Mills High School Culinary Arts Teacher Jan Tuttle was featured in today's San Mateo Daily Journal: "At home in the kitchen: Culinary arts teachers stay committed to hands-on learning during remote classes"
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