Culinary Arts Program at Daytona State College (DSC)

Culinary Arts Program

The culinary arts program at Daytona State 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 Florida colleges that offer culinary arts program.

Students Enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. DSC offers a less than two-year award program in culinary arts.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male2
Female19

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black1
Hispanic4
White15

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Culinary Arts program at DSC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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

  • Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
    • Total Employment: 50
    • Average Hourly Rate: $22.53
    • Average Annual Salary: $46,860

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

  • Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
    • Total Employment: 2,260
    • Average Hourly Rate: $11.54
    • Average Annual Salary: $24,000

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 Florida

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,...)

Lake Technical Center

Eustis, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C)

Orlando Tech

Orlando, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C)

Valencia College

Orlando, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Baking And Pastry (C)
  • Culinary Arts (C)
  • Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management (C)

First Coast Technical College

Saint Augustine, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C)

Westside Tech

Winter Garden, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C)

Mid Florida Tech

Orlando, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C)

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Orlando

Orlando, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 660 students completed this program

Programs

  • Baking And Pastry (C,A)
  • Culinary Arts (C,A)
  • Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management (C,A)

Brevard Community College

Cocoa, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C)

Technical Education Center - Osceola

Kissimmee, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C)

Community Technical and Adult Education Center

Ocala, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C)

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