Thinking about going into the culinary field?
We hope you will be able to use this site as a resource to discover more about restaurant career opportunities and what sort of education you will receive at a college or school situated in your city.
Culinary arts schools teach future chefs in the fundamental principles of cooking, baking, pastries and effective kitchen administration. A few universities also offer degree programs in restaurant management.
While they are taking courses in appropriately equipped kitchens, students study grill techniques, baking, garnishing, sauteing pastry creation, menu planning, kitchen safety procedures and general commercial kitchen management functions.
Ordinary course topics can include:
- Fundamental cooking
- Spirits and wine service
- Baking fundamentals
- Kitchen tool techniques
- Restaurant pastry making
- Kitchen ownership and management
- Catering and banquets
These institutions understand just how busy young adults can be, so they usually will have adjustable schedules permitting participants to attend training classes in the daytime or nighttime.
Just about all of these institutions also make available to experienced students intern positions at many of the higher-ranked local restaurants.
Right after graduation, you may make use of career placement counselling to help you get underway in your new career as a cook, and perhaps steady help all throughout your long career.
Take a look at these options:
- "Apply Now to The Art Institutes - Pursue Your Passion Today."
- Culinary Arts (D)
- Culinary Arts Level 2 (C)
- Culinary Arts (BA)
- And more...
- Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
- Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
- College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
- College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
- Does something else interest you? GCU also offers programs in Doctoral Studies; Theology; Science, Engineering & Technology; and Fine Arts & Production. Speak with an enrollment counselor today!
- B.S. in Hospitality Management
Maybe you’re not sure that this is the right career for you after all. Look into other local career training.