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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 65
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Culinary Arts A.A.S. degree prepares individuals for career opportunities in hotels, restaurants, clubs and institutional food service facilities. Responsibilities may include menu planning, purchasing food, equipment, and supplies, selecting, and developing recipes, selecting and using various food preparation methods and techniques. Management duties may include, but are not limited to financial planning, hiring, training and supervising employees.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park 55445
  • Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie 55347

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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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd. Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Local: (952) 995-1300 Email: info@hennepintech.edu