Career Technical Education

Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation

The Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation sector encompasses distinct, yet interrelated, career pathways: Food Science, Dietetics, and Nutrition; Food Service and Hospitality; and Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation. The courses are designed to integrate academic and career technical concepts. The knowledge and skills are acquired within a sequential, standards-based pathway program that integrates hands-on projects, work-based instruction, and leadership development.

Department & Programs Offered

Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management (CAHM)

  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Wine Service
  • Restaurant Management

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Leslie De Rose
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Job Market

Typical Position / Salary Per Year*

  • Food Service Manager
    $48,690
  • Cook
    $23,100
  • Cost Estimator
    $51,878
  • Chef and Head Cook
    $41,500
  • *Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment Statistics for Santa Cruz County, 2014 First Quarter Wages.

    Occupational & Career Information
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