Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General.


(NEW) A program that focuses on the general study of the cooking and related culinary arts, and that may prepare individuals for a variety of jobs within the food service industry. Includes instruction in food preparation; cooking techniques; equipment operation and maintenance; sanitation and safety; communication skills; applicable regulations; and principles of food service management.


Employment Options

Occupation Employment Average Wage
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
Mean Entry Experienced
Chefs and Head Cooks 4,430 4,800 174 Outstanding $11.98 $6.36 $14.78
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 13,230 14,010 454 Outstanding $8.43 $6.25 $9.52
Cooks, Restaurant 12,640 14,640 561 Outstanding $8.91 $7.05 $9.85
Food Preparation Workers 11,960 13,340 600 Outstanding $7.87 $6.12 $8.75