Culinary Assistant

at Hennepin Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Completion of this certificate will prepare students who are primarily interested in immediate entry-level employment in the food service industry. Areas of study will include, but are not limited to: foodservice related mathematics, weights and measures, use of knives and foodservice equipment, product identification, basic baking techniques, product fabricating, preparations of stocks, sauces and soups and fundamental cooking methods and techniques.

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