Culinary Arts & Occupations

Culinary Arts & Occupations

Study with us and learn what it takes to provide professional chef and related cooking services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments. 

Students in Culinary Arts and Occupations learn about recipe and menu planning, preparing and cooking foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, the management of food supplies and kitchen resources, aesthetics of food presentation, and mastery of a wide variety of cuisines and culinary techniques.

Students can earn either an associate's degree or technical diploma in this program. Graduates are proficient in culinary calculations, essentials of dining room service, sanitation and safety, nutrition, food and beverage operations, baking and pastry, and more. 

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Here are a few facts about the industry:

  • Careers in Culinary Arts & Occupations include chefshead cooksline cooksprivate cookscaterersbakersfood service personnel, and managers.
  • The median annual salary for a culinary worker is $41,610.
  • The median hourly wage for a culinary worker is $20.01.

 

Previous Year 1:

2017

Previous Year 2:

2018

ACFEF Accredited Program Name

URL Web Address to Program Data

Graduation Rate (%)

Job Placement Rate (%)

ACF Certification Rate (%)

Graduation Rate (%)

Job Placement Rate (%)

ACF Certification Rate (%)

AAS – Culinary Arts and Occupations

 

44%

78%

0%

61%

80%

0%

TD – Culinary Arts and Occupations

 

75%

60%

0%

80%

74%

0%

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