Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 38
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

An instructional program that prepares students to provide professional chef and related cooking services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments. Includes instruction in recipe and menu planning, preparing and cooking of foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, the management of food supplies and kitchen resources, aesthetics of food presentation, and familiarity or mastery of a wide variety of cuisines and culinary techniques.

Program Locations

  • St. Cloud Technical and Community College 56303

Labor Market Information

  • Private Household Cooks
  • Median wage:$11.27/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Restaurant Cooks
  • Median wage:$11.43/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
  • Median wage:$13.19/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Chefs and Head Cooks
  • Median wage:$21.50/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
St. Cloud Technical and Community College
1540 Northway Drive Saint Cloud, MN 56303 Toll-Free: (800) 222-1009 Local: (320) 308-5089 TTY: (320) 308-5988