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Culinary Arts

at South Central College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 67
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

A program that focuses on the general study of the cooking and related culinary arts, and that may prepare individuals for a variety of jobs within the food service industry. Includes instruction in food preparation; cooking techniques; equipment operation and maintenance; sanitation and safety; communication skills; applicable regulations; and principles of food service management.

Program Locations

  • South Central College, Mankato 56003

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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South Central College
South Central College
1920 Lee Blvd. North Mankato, MN 56003 Toll-Free: (800) 722-9359 Local: (507) 389-7220 TTY: (507) 389-7200