Thursday, March 9, 2017

2017 ProStart

Good Evening,

The Chefs of JCAA take pride in announcing that our students competed in the 2017 ProStart Culinary Competition this past weekend in Orlando.  

We won 1st place in Management, 1st place overall bringing home the Governor’s Cup to Tarpon Springs HS,  and 3rd place in Edible Centerpiece.  

Our Management team will be representing the State of Florida and Tarpon Springs High School at the 2017 ProStart National Invitational  in Charleston South Carolina in late April.   

Please congratulate all of our students on their achievements. 

Culinary Team
Bobby Karterouliotis
Ryley Bohlmann
Alexis Kaiser
Deena Harry
Keith Simpkins

Management Team
Xzaviar Day
Brianna Catalinotto
Clivonya Woodside
Kiley Buckley

Waiter Relay
Desiree Dunno
Robert Wright
Briana Michael

Edible Centerpiece
Alexis Cote

Claire Farrier
Derrick Schroer

Thank you!

Chef Cathleen Ryan
Director Pastry Chef Instructor
Jacobson Culinary Arts Academy
Tarpon Springs High School

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

2016-2017 Skills

Skills Competition 2016-2017

Tarpon did a great job!! Congratulations to all who competed!!


 The competition was held in the Out Back room  at Tarpon High.  Tarpon High, Lealman, Osceola High and North East High competed today.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

BBQ Block party



Family BBQ and Block Party!
Saturday September 24th from 12:00PM-4:00PM
at JCAA's Culinary Building
on beautiful Tarpon Springs High School Campus!

Our 1st “Fun”draiser of the 2016-2017 School Year!

Two ways YOU can support our JCAA!

Made by our very own
JCAA students and chefs!  The best BBQ in town!
Pre-Order your BBQ meal with our convenient order form!
Click here to see menu
Order BBQ on-line Here 

Rent a Vendor Space!
$20 for an outdoor space OR $30 for an indoor space!
Space is limited & rented on a 1st come, 1st serve basis!
Vendors provide tables & accessories.  Rental fee provides a
space for Vendors to sell their products!

Vendor Ideas:
Baby items, Arts/Crafts, Jewelry, Scentsy, Wood
Carving creations, Knitting/Crochet items, Candles,
Holiday/Christmas items, etc.

Questions or to rent a Vendor Space contact:
Christin at: or 727-709-3291

Join us for a FUN day of
great BBQ and casual shopping!


Thursday, February 18, 2016


1st. Place Commercial Baking – Sydney Lofthouse

2Nd. Place Culinary  -  
Atila Wright-Isguzar

Commercial Baking Competitors:  Sydney Lofthouse, Summer Huelle, and Clivonya Woodside

Culinary Competitiors:  Atila Wright-Isguzar, Adam Tapia, Tsyrus Gordon

in Orlando 2/5, 2/6 and 2/7
1st Place Edible Centerpiece Competition: Alexis Cote
Award for Most Creative Marketing in the Management Competition: Kiley Buckley, Kayla Ford, Katelyn Miller, and Atilla Wright-Isguzar

2016 TSHS ProStart Team members:
Culinary team: Jonathan Conrad, Bobby Karterouliotis, Jay Marshall, and Zack Thompson
Management team: Kiley Buckly, Kayla Ford, Katelyn Miller, and Atilla Wright-Isguzar
Waiter Relay: Desiree Donno, Demi Voutainas, and Robert Wright
Edible Centerpiece: Alexis Cote
Thanks to chefs: Chef Ryan, Chef Vinny and Chef Tony

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Booster meeting February 18th

This months Booster meeting will be on Thursday February 18th.  The doors open at 6, the meeting starts at 6:30.  To view our calendar click here.