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Overview for Culinary Arts/Chef Training

A program that prepares individuals to provide professional chef and related cooking services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments. Includes instruction in recipe and menu planning, preparing and cooking of foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, the management of food supplies and kitchen resources, aesthetics of food presentation, and familiarity or mastery of a wide variety of cuisines and culinary techniques.

Careers for Culinary Arts/Chef Training Majors

A major in Culinary Arts/Chef Training is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Top 16 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Culinary Arts/Chef Training among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
 Scottsdale Culinary Institute
Scottsdale, AZ
 34
(73.9%)
Open Admissions$38,200 
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
Philadelphia, PA
 21
(38.9%)
Open Admissions$21,350 
Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
Paul Smiths, NY
 23
(23.0%)
Less Selective$22,095 
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Kendall College
Chicago, IL
 25
(22.3%)
Less Selective$22,125 
Johnson & Wales University-Denver
Denver, CO
 29
(11.5%)
Less Selective$23,490 
Johnson & Wales University
Providence, RI
 166
(10.9%)
Less Selective$23,490 
The Art Institute of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
 23
(7.2%)
Highly Selective$23,535 
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Johnson & Wales University-Florida Campus
North Miami, FL
 17
(7.1%)
Moderately Selective$23,214 
The Art Institute of Houston
Houston, TX
 14
(6.9%)
Highly Selective$22,804 
 The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Inc
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 20
(5.6%)
Highly Selective$21,475 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.