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
 
Contra Costa College - Culinary Arts Department
(510) 235-7800
2600 Mission Bell Drive
San Pablo, CA
 
Chefmakers Cooking Academy
(310) 545-9111
451 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA
 
Young Chefs Academy
(818) 377-6200
16733 Ventura Blvd
Encino, 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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Travel University International (Certificate Program in Hotel Management)
(858) 292-9755
3870 Murphy Canyon Rd., Ste 310
San Diego, CA
 
Fun Food Cooking School
(323) 658-6144
311 N. Robertson Blvd. - Suite #350
Beverly Hills, CA
 
Laney College
(510) 464-3404
900 Fallon Street
Oakland, CA
 
Merced College (Foods and Nutrition)
(209) 384-6000
3600 M Street
Merced, 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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