The Chopping Block

The Chopping Block is Taylor's student-run restaurant.  It is part of the Culinary Arts Program at the James I. Maley Career and Technical Center. 

Chopping Block front (1)

Chef Lesley Gauthier


  • Samantha Ansell
  • Christine Shiroda

9551 Westlake Rd., Taylor.
313-295-5757 ext. 12106/12107

Full size Christmas Cookie order form.

NOTE - COOKIE PICK UP TIME IS EXTENDED. New pick up time is Tuesday, December 18th until 4:00pm. 

The Taylor Career Center has a new Culinary Arts Chef this year, Lesley Gauthier. Lesley is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with degrees in Culinary Arts, Food Service Management and Hospitality. She has 15+ years of culinary experience and is excited to take the culinary program to a new elevated level.


Throughout the year, The Chopping Block will be open for theme days a couple times a month.  Check out the other theme days and come in and join us!
The Chopping Block
Theme Days

  • Mediterranean: Friday, January 18, 2018 Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm 
  • Italian: Friday, February 1, 2018 Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm 
  • Mexican: Friday, February 22, 2018 Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm 
  • Asian: Friday, March 8, 2018 Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm 
  • French: Friday, March 22, 2018 Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm 
  • Soup, Salad & Breadsticks: Friday, May 3, 2018 Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm 
  • Backyard BBQ: Friday, May 17, 2018 Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm 

Want to print the theme days so you don't forget?  Get them out here.

*Days and times are subject to change based on weather, school events and at the discretion of the staff. If you have any questions please feel free to call The Chopping Block office at (313) 295-5757 ext: 12107.  
The Taylor CTE Culinary program thanks you for your support!