Vital Information
Cafe Bleu
600 6th St Se
Winter Haven, FL  33880

Lead Teacher:  Joy Maynard
Phone:  (863) 291-5330
Fax:  (863) 297-3024

Areas of Interest:  Culinary

Café Bleu Overview

Do you have a passion for food? Is your favorite channel the Food Network? If so, you should apply to Café Bleu WHHS Culinary Academy. Entering Café Bleu, WHHS’s Culinary Academy, will provide the opportunity to learn culinary fundamentals in taste, presentation and cooking techniques. It will allow for real world experience in the kitchen as well as all aspects of cost control, safety and sanitation, nutrition and kitchen management. Working at a school based catering and restaurant setting provides a vast array of learning experiences.

Café Bleu Participants have the opportunity to earn the ProStart Certification – which is sponsored by the National Restaurant and Lodging Association – as well as certification in SafeStaff and ServSafe. SafeStaff is an employee food handler training required for all employees. ServSafe is a management certification.

Competition is an exciting way to get involved. ProStart and Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) both offer competitive events. These competitions could provide the opportunity to travel nationwide to compete in culinary events.