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Associates Degree in Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu

Train to become a Culinary Professional

Great cooks are born from having a quality culinary arts education. To provide for your desire and drive to join their profession, the Le Cordon Bleu associates degree in culinary arts can start you on the path to professional career opportunities in the culinary industry.

Le Cordon Bleu provides innovative training where professional chef instructors teach classic foundational techniques, allowing you to learn hands on – and helping you build your confidence and develop your own creative style. You’ll have the opportunity to gain comprehensive training in the school of culinary arts with additional food operations, pastry preparation and general education classes that can reinforce skills crucial to the workplace. In addition to training in our professional kitchens and student-run campus restaurant, our culinary degree programs provide off-campus externships where you can apply your skills and work alongside culinary professionals in a real-world restaurant or culinary establishment.

Primary Culinary Arts College Program Objectives

Students with an associate degree in culinary arts can:

  • Learn the artistry and classic culinary techniques for food preparation as well as the qualities of a culinary professional.
  • Gain an appreciation for the international diversity, history, and evolution of the culinary arts, and the principles of food identification.
  • Acquire basic kitchen management skills, including purchasing and inventory controls and front-of-the-house operations.
  • Reinforce your culinary arts training with general education courses that teach marketing knowledge and interpersonal communication skills.

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* The Associate in Culinary Arts at the Le Cordon Bleu campus at Austin TX, Boston MA, Chicago IL, Dallas TX, Minneapolis/St Paul MN, Sacramento CA, Seattle WA, and St. Louis MO is officially known as the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts.

* The Associate in Culinary Arts at the Le Cordon Bleu campus in Los Angeles CA, San Francisco CA, and Scottsdale AZ is officially known as the Associate of Occupational Studies Degree in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts.

* The Associate in Culinary Arts at the Le Cordon Bleu campus in Miami FL and Orlando FL is officially known as the Associate in Science Degree in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts.

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