Culinary Arts

Colorado's Top Rated Culinary Arts School

Top 10 Culinary Arts School ColoradoThe Culinary Arts program provides students with the skills that are in high demand in today's professional kitchens.  You'll learn basic techniques that are constantly reinforced as you move from basic to the more advanced stages of cooking.  

Lectures, demonstrations, and the opportunity to work at Emily's Cafe (our on-campus eatery) with experienced chefs provide you with the confidence and skills you need to start a career in culinary arts. The extensive hand-on training is designed for students who wish to obtain the basic skills and experience for entry-level employment in the food service industry, hotel industry, catering services, insitutional food service operations and for themselves.

                    

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2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 3/13/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
9/24/2018 4/24/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
2/12/2019 9/1/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
3/11/2019 10/1/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
5/22/2019 12/20/2019 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm

 

2018–2019 Program Cost

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Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Cooks, Restaurant 32% 9.50/hr ($19,760/yr)

10.46/hr ($21,760/yr)

12.00/hr ($24,960/yr)

17.33/hr ($36,050/yr)

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Baker
  • Banquet manager
  • Cake decorator
  • Caterer
  • Chef
  • Deli manager
  • Executive chef
  • Kitchen manager
  • Pastry chef
  • Sous chef

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Catering firms
  • Corporations
  • Country clubs
  • Cruise ships
  • Delis
  • Grocery stores
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Nursing homes
  • Resorts
  • Restaurants
  • Schools

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Upcoming Related Events

Monday, August 20, 2018
Massage Therapy Program Starts
Time: 7:30am
Culinary Arts Classes Start
Time: 7:30am
Hospitality Management Program Starts
Time: 7:30am

Related Services

Emily's Cafe is a product of our Culinary Arts Program. Our entrees are ordered, created, prepared, and served by our Culinary Arts students.

Hours: 

Emily's Cafe is open to the public Monday,... more »

From our students...

 I saw the lower tuition, the small class sizes and the hands on training.  It keeps my interest and working as a team helps my communication skills too.

Michael Young
Culinary Arts Student

From our teachers...

The opportunities in the pharmacy profession continue to grow and expand and can launch one into greater opportunities in the health care realm.

Joe Cooper
Pharmacy Technician Instructor