Culinary Arts Pathway

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Jewel Kneifl

Meet Ms. Jewel Kneifl, Omaha Nation's Culinary Arts teacher

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Possible Careers

  • Chefs and Head Cooks

  • Dietetic Technicians

  • Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

  • Food Service Managers

  • Lodging Managers

  • Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

  • Food Preparation Workers



Students will gain experience in planning, selecting, purchasing, preparing and serving quality food products, as well as basic nutrition, and safety and sanitation procedures. Focus on hands-on experience in all facets of culinary preparation and presentation is emphasized throughout the curriculum.

Student Experience and Projects


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Industry Connections and Program Partnerships

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Chelsey Greene

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NE Dept of Education

Furthering Education in Culinary Arts

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Plan of Study: Culinary Plan

Certifications: [Link]

Furthering Education: Link

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Meet Ms. Jewel Kneifl, Omaha Nation's Culinary Arts teacher.


"I am from Wayne America and graduated from Wayne State College with a Family and Consumer Sciences Education degree. I have a dog that is an Ausky (half Husky, half Aussie) name Paisley. My fiancé and I like to taker her on hikes in Colorado over the summer and daily walks around our community. I am also the Assistant Volleyball coach here at UNPS.

I am so excited to see all of you amazing UNPS students! Thank you for letting me share another year with them!"

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