Culinary Arts Program at The University of Montana

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Culinary Arts Program

The culinary arts program at The University of Montana 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 Montana 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. The University of Montana has offered the following programs for students:

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

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than Two-Year Award9
Associate's Degree0

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male2
Female7

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Hispanic1
White8

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Culinary Arts program at The University of Montana, 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

  • Missoula, MT
    • Total Employment: 30
    • Average Hourly Rate: $15.48
    • Average Annual Salary: $32,190

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

  • Missoula, MT
    • Total Employment: 590
    • Average Hourly Rate: $9.81
    • Average Annual Salary: $20,410

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 Montana

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,...)

Flathead Valley Community College

Kalispell, MT
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

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  • Culinary Arts (A)

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