Culinary Arts Alexandria LA

There are millions of job opportunities available for you in the food-service industry, the vast majority of which are at entry-level and probably won’t require you to have any type of formal education, perhaps not even a high school diploma.

Louisiana Culinary Institute
(225) 769-8820
10550 Airline Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA
# of Undergrads
60
School Information
Private
Setting
Mid-sized city

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Cookin Cajun Cooking School
(504) 523-6425
#1 Poydras Street, Riverwalk, Store #116
New Orleans, LA
 
Bossier Parish Community College (Certificate of Technical Studies in Culinary Arts)
(318) 678-6000
6220 East Texas Street
Bossier City, LA
 
The House on Bayou Road Cooking School
(504) 945-0992
2275 Bayou Road
New Orleans, LA
 
Crescent City Bartending School
(504) 822-3362
209 N. Broad St
New Orleans, LA
 
College Street Technical & Industrial
(337) 217-4370, ext. 5304
736 E. College Street
Lake Charles, LA
 
Northwestern State University of Louisiana (Department of Family and Consumer Sciences)
(318) 357-6361
College Ave
Natchitoches, LA
 
Delgado Community College (Culinary Arts Program)
(504) 483-4208
615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA
 
Kay Ewings Cooking School
(225) 751-0698
16016 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Louisiana Technical College, Lafayette (Culinary Arts and Occupations)
(337) 262-5962
1101 Bertrand Drive
Lafayette, LA
 
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A Hot Career: Culinary Arts

A Hot Career: Culinary Arts

The roar of the crowd, the smell of the air, the bright lights of the cameras. With your charming personality, coy good looks, and world-renowned flair with a whisk and a designer mixing bowl, you step out to greet your adoring audience. Reflecting back on the path to your dream, you know you did not achieve your success by gourmet brownies alone.

Perhaps this seems a bit out of touch with your more realistic goal of becoming a chef, but even the most famous cooks on television acquired their skills and their success through education and experience. The path they took may have varied a little from the one you’ll take, but the basics were probably the same.

Job prospects
There are millions of job opportunities available for you in the food-service industry, the vast majority of which are at entry-level and probably won’t require you to have any type of formal education, perhaps not even a high school diploma. (Given that, they probably won’t pay you very much either). There may be a great chef here or there who climbed up from the trenches without ever getting a degree, but if you’re just starting out, don’t expect to hop right onto the gravy train to fame and fortune.

You’ll need more under your apron belt than basic cooking skills and that designer mixing bowl to make a name for yourself.

Author: Amy Ambler

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