Culinary Arts Program at Illinois Central College (ICC)

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Culinary Arts Program

The culinary arts program at Illinois Central 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 Illinois 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. Illinois Central College has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than Two-Year Award0
Associate's Degree27

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male8
Female19

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black2
White24

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Culinary Arts program at ICC, 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

  • Peoria, IL
    • Total Employment: 250
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.59
    • Average Annual Salary: $34,510

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

  • Peoria, IL
    • Total Employment: 1,300
    • Average Hourly Rate: $10.20
    • Average Annual Salary: $21,210

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 Illinois

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,...)

Richland Community College

Decatur, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 44 students completed this program

Programs

  • Baking And Pastry (C,A)
  • Culinary Arts (C,A)
  • Food Service and Dining Room Management (C,A)

Joliet Junior College

Joliet, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 48 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (A)
  • Food Preparation and Professional Cooking (A)

Danville Area Community College

Danville, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (C)

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

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

Elgin Community College

Elgin, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 44 students completed this program

Programs

  • Baking And Pastry (C,A)
  • Culinary Arts (C,A)
  • Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management (C,A)
  • Food Preparation and Professional Cooking (C,A)

Triton College

River Grove, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

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

Harper College

Palatine, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Baking And Pastry (C)
  • Culinary Arts (C)
  • Food Service and Dining Room Management (C)

City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy - King College

Chicago, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 140 students completed this program

Programs

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

Robert Morris University Illinois

Chicago, IL
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 80 students completed this program

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (A)

Kendall College

Chicago, IL
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 96 students completed this program

Programs

  • Baking And Pastry (A,B)
  • Culinary Arts (A,B)
  • Food Preparation and Professional Cooking (A,B)

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