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Associate of Occupational Studies Degree in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts Degrees: Prepare to become a Culinary Professional

Great cooks are born out of a quality culinary arts education. To provide for your desire and drive to join their profession, the Associate of Occupational Studies Degree in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts is a culinary arts degree offering a culinary arts education that can start you on the path to professional career opportunities in the culinary industry.

Le Cordon Bleu degrees in culinary 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. Through our culinary arts degrees, you’ll have the opportunity to gain comprehensive training in the culinary arts with additional food operations, pastry preparation and general education classes that reinforce skills crucial to the workplace. In addition to training in our professional kitchens and student-run campus restaurant, our degrees in culinary arts provide off-campus externships where you’ll apply your skills and work alongside culinary professionals in a real-world restaurant or culinary establishment.

Degrees in Culinary Arts: Primary Program Objectives

  • 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.

Learn about our Culinary Arts, Pâtisserie and Baking School Programs, Restaurant & Hospitality Management School Programs, and the Bachelor of Arts in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Management Online Culinary Arts Degree Program.

Le Cordon Bleu has a network of campuses across the country. Click here to find one of our culinary schools near you.


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