Culinary Arts

Program Overview

The Hospitality Industry is one of the nation’s largest employers offering many employment opportunities; from high-end restaurants to cruise ships, the possibilities are endless. Expand your palate in the Culinary Arts program where you will work in a tasteful environment, giving you first-hand experience in a commercial kitchen. The student-operated Osage Market provides a realistic work environment and an opportunity to apply what you have learned in the classroom. You will work in rotating stations such as bakery, hot food prep, cold foods, grill, cash register, steward, catering, and dish room. #recipeforsuccess

“I love the more professional, business-like atmosphere in the Culinary Program and the teamwork that we all pull together and participate in” – Chris M., 2019


Career Opportunities

Restaurant Manager Line Cook Personal Chef
Sous Chef Chef-Instructor Baker

Career Data

Our Placement Rate Median Hourly Earnings* Entry Level Education
100.00% - High school diploma or equivalent

*Information provided by the 2018-2019 Critical Occupations Data.


Culinary Arts Certification

Student Organizations

Skills USA

Helpful Attributes & Abilities

Suggested grade math levels before entering program: 9.0
Suggested grade reading levels before entering program: 9.0
Positive attitude
Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Program Key Performance Measures

Placement, Completion Retention, & Certification Rate

College Credit

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Braden Schovanec - Recruitment Specialist

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Braden Schovanec

Outreach & Enrollment Specialist

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