Culinary Arts Program at Washtenaw Community College

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Culinary Arts Program

The culinary arts program at Washtenaw 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 Michigan 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. Washtenaw Community College offers a less than two-year award program in culinary arts.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male4
Female5

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black2
White6
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Culinary Arts program at Washtenaw Community College, 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

  • Ann Arbor, MI
    • Total Employment: 110
    • Average Hourly Rate: $28.68
    • Average Annual Salary: $59,650

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

  • Ann Arbor, MI
    • Total Employment: 1,300
    • Average Hourly Rate: $11.43
    • Average Annual Salary: $23,780

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 Michigan

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,...)

Schoolcraft College

Livonia, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 79 students completed this program

Programs

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

The Art Institute of Michigan

Novi, MI
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School Details

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

Programs

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

Henry Ford Community College

Dearborn, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 42 students completed this program

Programs

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

Monroe County Community College

Monroe, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

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

Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

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

Macomb Community College

Warren, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 78 students completed this program

Programs

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

Mott Community College

Flint, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

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

Baker College of Port Huron

Port Huron, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Culinary Arts (A)

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 46 students completed this program

Programs

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

Baker College of Muskegon

Muskegon, MI
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School Details

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

Programs

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

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