Culinary Arts Program at Cape Fear Community College (CFCC)

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Culinary Arts Program

The culinary arts program at Cape Fear Community College prepares students for a career as an executive chef, restaurateur, food and beverage manager, food writer, research chef, or a culinary educator. The program focuses on cooking related services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments. Program courses include: recipe and menu planning, preparing and cooking foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, managing food supplies and kitchen resources, food presentation, and a variety of cuisines and culinary techniques. Get more details below including other North Carolina colleges that offer culinary arts program.

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Students Enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. CFCC has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate3
Associate's Degree14

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male10
Female7

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black2
White15

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Culinary Arts program at Cape Fear Community College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Chefs and Head Cooks

Description

Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, chefs and head cooks employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -0.8% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Wilmington, NC
    • Average Hourly Rate: $24.76
    • Average Annual Salary: $51,500

Cooks, Private Household

Description

Prepare meals in private homes. Includes personal chefs.

Cooks, Restaurant

Description

Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts in restaurants. May order supplies, keep records and accounts, price items on menu, or plan menu.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, cooks, restaurant employment is expected to grow at a rate of 12.9% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Wilmington, NC
    • Total Employment: 1,710
    • Average Hourly Rate: $11.53
    • Average Annual Salary: $23,980

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Culinary Arts Programs in North Carolina

Culinary Arts programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Robeson Community College

Lumberton, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C,A)

Lenoir Community College

Kinston, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C,A)

Carteret Community College

Morehead City, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C,A)

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Fayetteville, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 40 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cooking and Related Culinary Arts (C,A)
  • Baking And Pastry (C,A)
  • Culinary Arts (C,A)

Wake Technical Community College

Raleigh, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 24 students completed this program

Programs

  • Baking And Pastry (C,A)
  • Culinary Arts (C,A)

Sandhills Community College

Pinehurst, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Baking And Pastry (A)
  • Culinary Arts (A)

Nash Community College

Rocky Mount, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C,A)
  • Institutional Food Workers (C,A)

Harrison College

Morrisville, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Baking And Pastry (A)
  • Culinary Arts (A)

The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham - Campus of South University

Durham, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Fashion or Art School
  • 47 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (A)
  • Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management (A)

Vance - Granville Community College

Henderson, NC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C,A)

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (910) 362-7018

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (910) 362-7055

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