Academy Director:

Academy Teacher Team & Schedule:

Teacher's NameChef Beninati
Course(s) TaughtCulinary Operations II
Period Taught1st
Chef Beninati
Culinary Operations II
Chef Beninati
Culinary Operations III
Chef Beninati
Culinary Operations IV
Chef Beninati
Culinary Operations I
Chef Beninati
Principles of Food Preparation
Mrs. Powell

Mrs. Paul

Mrs. Hannan

*Please upload your supporting documents in the column below for each standard.



Standard 1: Integrated Curriculum / Projects
Culinary and Chemistry Students working together to make glow-in-the-dark spaghetti!

Curriculum In Action:

Curriculum In Action:

Standard 2: Career Focus
Chef Preston.JPG
Guest Speaker Demo: Darden Restaurants
Chef Barber.JPG
JWU Demo: Chef Adrian Barber
Guest Chef Demo from AI

Standard 3: Program of Study

Industry Certification: Servsafe
  • Sponsored by the National Restaurant and Lodging Association
    • Contact: Laura Rumer of Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Prostart Program
  • Proctored by Chef Dana Beninati in Seabreeze Testing Center
  • Electronic and Computer Based Exam
  • Tests Foodservice Knowledge on Sanitation and Proper Food Handling
  • Cost: $365.00 per student tested
  • Test Preparation: Test conducted amongst all seniors enrolled in Culinary Operations III and IV.
  • Testing Date: April 2013
  • Results from Previous Year: 2011 - 2012
    • Total Number of Students Tested: 26
    • Total Tested: 26 Students
    • Total Passing: 24 Students
    • Passing Rate: 92 %
Standard 4: Advisory Committee

Standard 5: Enrollment

Standard 6: Pure Schedule

Standard 7: Common Planning / Collaboration

Standard 8: Staff Development

Standard 9: Articulation
High School Showcase.JPG
Proud Student Representatives

Standard 10: Workbased Learning
Students Cooking at DSC.JPG
Student Participation in Regional Culinary Conference
Girls at FCCLA.JPG
Winning Door Prizes at FCCLA Chapter Workshop
Art Institute.JPG
Cooking at the Art Institute of Jacksonville

Standard 11: Capstone Project
Thanksgiving Pie Drive.JPG
Students Packing Pies for Donation - Thanksgiving Drive
Staff Lunches.JPG
Students Complete Capstone of Business Basics Production

Standard 12: Marketing
Hot Food Team Auditions.JPG
Iron Chef Student Competition with Chefs from community serving as judges
Students after completing American Cancer Society Relay for Life Capstone

Final Evaluation: