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
 
Draegers Cooking School
(650) 685-3704
1010 University Drive
Menlo Park, CA
 
Napa Valley Cooking School
(707) 967-2930
1088 College Avenue
St. Helena, CA
 
Institute of Technology (Institute of Technology's Culinary Programs)
(800) 939-9005
564 W. Herndon Avenue
Clovis, CA
 
California Culinary Academy
(415) 771-3500
350 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco, CA
# of Undergrads
805
School Information
Private
Setting
Large city

Data Provided by:
San Bernardino Valley College (Restaurant Management/Food Service)
(909) 888-6511
701 Mount Vernon Ave
San Bernardino, CA
 
Cypress Colleges
(714) 808-4640
1830 West Romneya Drive
Cypress, CA
 
Columbia College (Hospitality Management Program)
209-88-100
11600 Columbia College Drive
Sonora, CA
 
Healthy Cooking with Kids
(805) 683-2525
5070 Birchwood Road
Santa Barbara, CA
 
Data Provided by:

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

2009 Peterson's, A Nelnet Company. All Rights Reserved

Click here to read more from Petersons