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Culinary Arts Instructors

Mr. John Helmbreck

Phone: 990-6601

Mr. Helmbreck is a graduate of Slippery Rock University and holds a degree in education and a food service degree from Western Michigan University; He also has more than 15 years of experience in the food industry, and nearly 30 years experience serving Jackson area students, parents, and businesses.


Mr. Steve Trout

Mr. Trout graduated from Jackson High School and the Jackson Area Career Center in 2007, and received a Culinary Arts degree with honors from Jackson College in 2016. Mr. Trout has more than 17 years' experience in the hospitality industry, including family restaurants, corporate catering, and fine dining.