Getting Into Culinary School

Craving the Comestible? Resume Recommendations for Culinary Scholars

Born and raised in the Midwest, I have become accustomed to the taste of a great steak.  Aside from the flavor, the various cuts and presentations, the thing about a steak that leads me back to them time after time is that each steak is its own work of art…prepared especially for me!  I think […]

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Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts: Launching Your Career in the Kitchen

Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts

From cooking techniques, to kitchen organization and menu planning, an associate’s degree in culinary arts will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work in the culinary world. You can earn a culinary arts associate’s degree in approximately two years. If you would like to take the next steps to launch your […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Go to Culinary School

7 reasons to go to culinary school

So, you’re thinking of going to culinary school? You’ve seen the TV shows, you’ve been to some awesome restaurants, you’ve hosted a party or two to rave menu reviews, and now you are hoping to take the next step in your culinary journey by getting the education you need in order to become a professional […]

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Choosing the Right Cooking School

Choosing the right cooking school

Deciding on a culinary career might not take much thought, but how do you choose the right school from more than 1,000 postsecondary culinary, restaurant, and hospitality programs? Factors to Consider First, ask yourself some fundamental questions. Why do you want to go to culinary school? Is it to become a chef, hotel manager, pastry artist? Do you […]

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Admission Requirements and Process

Culinary school checklist

Getting into a culinary program or school depends on a number of factors, starting with what kind of schools you’ve chosen. Some schools are very competitive and so can afford to be highly selective about applicants. Others are not so selective and only request that prospective students fill out an application and pay a fee. […]

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Where Do I Start?

Chef deciding where to start

You love the hiss of the stove and the clang of the pots and pans. You can stand the heat, and you want in to the kitchen. You are ready to launch your culinary career, and that means you need to earn a culinary degree. So you’ve made the decision; it’s time to go to […]

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Practice Tests: GED

Test prep GED

GED Practice Test A GED Practice Test is the best way to prepare for the real thing. Widely recognized as the equivalent of a high school diploma, the GED can help you further your education and advance your career in the culinary arts. The GED is made up of five sections: writing, reading, social studies, […]

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The Role of Education in a Cooking Career

Education and cooking career

Tossing together a little dinner of amaretto shrimp almandine doesn’t overwhelm you. Stuffed puff pastries don’t faze you. You relish the thought of a career standing in front of a hot stove. You are ready for a culinary career! Job Outlook The National Restaurant Association notes that an estimated 12.8 million people make the restaurant […]

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