ProStart 1

® is a nationwide, two-year high school program that unites the classroom and industry to develop the best and brightest talent into tomorrows restaurant and foodservice leaders.
From culinary techniques to management skills, ProStart’s industry-driven curriculum provides real-life experience opportunities and builds practical skills and a foundation that will last a lifetime. By bringing together the industry and the classroom, ProStart gives students a platform to discover new interests and talents to open doors for fulfilling careers.

This is a Concurrent Enrollment Course, offering both high school credit through Maple Mountain High School and college credit through Utah Valley University. As the name implies, this course is a "Professional Start" designed to train students for career opportunities in the food service/culinary arts industry

This basic course from the National Restaurant Association introduces students into the world of professional cooking. Basic communication skills, safety and sanitation, food preparation, meal planning, and other topics are taught in this beginning course.

(ProStart 2 is taught alternating years. ProStart 1 is not prerequisite for ProStart 2.)