Culinary Arts Bachelor's Degrees
These days the restaurant and service industries are some of the only sectors showing any type of growth or expansion, and if you’d like to take advantage of this opportunity to achieve a rewarding career as a chef or culinary specialist, you’ve got to get the right education under your belt. Earning a bachelor’s degree in the culinary arts will allow you to focus your natural talent and develop skills in both classic and contemporary cooking that will impress executive chefs and make you a desirable candidate in today’s crowded job market. Many schools offer bachelor’s degree programs in the culinary arts, including the Culinary Institute of America and Brown Mackie College.
Earning an undergraduate degree in this field will allow you to learn to master a variety of different cooking methods including à la carte, table d'hôte, and banquet settings. You will have the opportunity to prepare international cuisine, as well as learning the most important fundamentals of food safety, kitchen management, menu creation, ethnic cooking and cost control. You can research other educational requirements of this degree on our culinary arts career center page.
Those that pursue this degree will be able to achieve advanced positions in the culinary world, which could eventually lead to owning their own business or an executive position, and typically earn over 30% more than those with lesser degrees.