Culinary Schools Kilgore TX

Many of the top chefs became successful without a cooking degree, but most agree that earning a culinary degree is the best way to kick off a stellar cooking career. Read this article to learn how to attend a culinary school.

Culinary Institute Alain & Marie Lenotre
(713) 692-0077
7070 Allensby
Houston, TX
# of Undergrads
82
School Information
Private
Setting
Large city

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Texas Culinary Academy
(512) 837-2665
11400 Burnet Road, Suite 2100
Austin, TX
# of Undergrads
925
School Information
Private
Setting
Large city

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Casi Nada Cooks-Cooking Classes
(512) 847-3779
600 Caliche Road
Wimberley, TX
 
Young Chefs Academy - Lakeway
(512) 699-4081
2300 Lohmans Spur Suite 192
Lakeway, TX
 
Central Texas College (Food and Beverage Management
(800) 792-3340
PO Box 1800
Killeen, TX
 
Culinary Academy of Austin
(512) 451-5743
6020-B Dillard Circle
Austin, TX
# of Undergrads
45
School Information
Private
Setting
Large city

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Carl Wunsche Sr. High School
(281) 891-7650
900 Wunsche Loop
Spring, TX
 
Blair House Inn Cooking School
(877) 549-5450
100 Spoke Hill Road
Wimberley, TX
 
Prairie View A & M University (Human Nutrition & Food)
(936) 857-4417
P.O. Box 519, Mail Stop 2004
Prairie View, TX
 
Abilene Christian University (Bachelor of Science in Nutrition)
(325) 674-2338
206 Hardin Admin Bldg Box 28084
Abilene, TX
 
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Culinary Schools

Many of the country's top chefs became successful without a cooking degree, but most agree that earning a culinary degree is the best way to kick off a stellar cooking career. So, though you may be a natural-born chef, you could probably benefit from a little fine-tuning. Attending cooking school gives you the opportunity to gain an immense amount of information in a concentrated period of time, and the diploma you earn can help open doors.

Deciding to attend cooking school is obviously a personal decision and where you choose to attend is dependent on several factors, most of which have everything to do with your unique situation. How long you want to be in school, how much you can afford to pay, and whether or not you want to specialize in a specific area are all things to consider when choosing a school.

Make contact
As with any important decision, you need to start by gathering information, and the best way to do that is by contacting schools directly, either in person or over the phone. If you're not sure about which schools to look into, you may want to consider asking chefs in your area about any schools they recommend and then use the Internet to explore these schools further before you contact them.

If you request written information, make sure you read everything thoroughly before you call or make a visit. (You may find some of your questions are already answered in the school's marketing materials.)

Author: Amy Ambler

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