Culinary Arts Turlock CA

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.

Modesto Junior College
(209) 575-6550
435 College Avenue
Modesto, CA
 
Paso Robles High School Culinary Academy
(805) 237-3346
1900 Golden Hill Road
Paso Robles, CA
 
Viking Cooking School - Walnut Creek
(925) 943-3191
1604 Mount Diablo Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA
 
Joanne Weirs Cooking School
(415) 776-4200
2107 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA
 
Kitchen Academy-Sacramento
(888) 807-7222
2450 Del Paso Rd
Sacramento, CA
 
California Culinary Academy
(415) 771-3500
350 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco, CA
# of Undergrads
805
School Information
Private
Setting
Large city

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San Francisco State University (Restaurant and Institutional Foodservice Management)
(415) 338-6087
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA
 
Gourmet Retreats at Casa Lana
(707) 942-0615
1316 South Oak Street
Calistoga, CA
 
Riverside Community College (Riverside City College Culinary Academy)
(951) 222-8000
4800 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA
 
Chef Eric's Culinary Classroom
(310) 470-2640
2366 Pelham Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
 
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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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