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Culinary Arts Program at Daytona State College (DSC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001475
  • Phone: (386) 506-3000

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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.

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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 (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male7
Female14

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Black1
Hispanic3
White17

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: 70
      • Average Hourly Rate: $24.10
      • Average Annual Salary: $50,130

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: 1,760
      • Average Hourly Rate: $10.72
      • Average Annual Salary: $22,290

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Valencia College

Orlando, FL
Type: Community College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Baking And Pastry (C)
  • Culinary Arts (C)
  • Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management (C)
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South Florida State College

Avon Park, FL
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Culinary Arts (C)
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Hillsborough Community College

Tampa, FL
Type: Community College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Culinary Arts (C)
  • Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management (C)
Keiser University - Ft. Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Type: 4-Year Private College

87 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Culinary Arts (C,A)
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Johnson & Wales University - Florida Campus

North Miami, FL
Type: 4-Year Private College

190 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Baking And Pastry (A,B)
  • Culinary Arts (A,B)
  • Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management (A,B)