Jacobson Culinary Academy

At Tarpon Springs High School

 

 

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Who We Are

Jacobson Culinary Arts Academy at Tarpon Springs High School is designated an Academy of Distinction in Pinellas County Schools. We are certified by the American Culinary Federation. Our students are fortunate to have a state-of-the-art culinary facility. This 11,600 square-foot facility includes two complete teaching kitchens with 48 student cooking stations, a 50-seat teaching kitchen/auditorium, and a 100-seat dining room/restaurant that provides students with one of the most sophisticated high school culinary arts academies in the United States.

By focusing on hands-on training, students prepare for a dynamic, rewarding career in the foodservice and hospitality industry. Students not only prepare food, they learn about nutrition, marketing, the lodging industry, hospitality industry, restaurant designing, catering, and management skills. Upon graduation, students are prepared to pursue advanced culinary training or start careers in the growing field of food preparation and restaurant management.

A Few Of Our Accolades

2019

First Place – ProStart State Edible Centerpiece Champion

2018

Second Place – ProStart State Overall Champions
First Place – ProStart State Edible Centerpiece Champions
Fifth Place – SkillsUSA Florida State Commercial Baking Champion
First Place – SkillsUSA Florida State Job Demo “A” Champion

2017

First Place – ProStart State Overall Champions
First Place – ProStart State Management Team Champions

 

2016

First Place – ProStart State Overall Champions
First Place – ProStart State Edible Centerpiece Champions

 

2015

First Place – ProStart State Overall Champion
First Place – ProStart State Edible Centerpiece Champions

2014

Second Place – ProStart State Overall Champion
First Place – SkillsUSA Florida State Commercial Baking Champion

2013

First Place – ProStart State Overall Champion
First Place – ProStart State Edible Centerpiece Champion
First Place – SkillsUSA Florida State Culinary Arts Champion

 

2012

Second Place – ProStart State Overall Champion

 

2010

First Place – ProStart State Gourmet Meal and Management Team Champions

First Place – ProStart State Overall Champion

2011

First Place – ProStart State Overall Champion

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