Culinary Arts Career Training – Information for High School Students

Le Cordon Bleu is dedicated to helping young people to prepare for professional careers in culinary arts , pâtisserie and baking and hospitality and restaurant management.

High School Seniors, learn more about the possibilities of a future doing what you love to do as a professional in the culinary art or hospitality industries. Teachers and Counselors, discover how Le Cordon Bleu can be your resource to answer questions about the culinary industry and for suggestions on classroom activities that can keep your students involved and focused on preparing for their futures. Parents understandably want what’s best for their high schoolers, so when it comes to investing in their future, you want to know the facts. Learn about the culinary industry, Le Cordon Bleu’s methodology and role as a leading educator, and how our admissions, financial planning and career services teams can help you and your son or daughter throughout an immersive educational experience.

We look forward to working with you as we help shape the lives of young people on their journey to learn the way to prepare for a career that’s anything but ordinary.

If you need to obtain your high school equivalency (GED), our admissions representatives can help you locate a GED testing center. Contact us for more information.

Culinary Arts Career Training – Information for High School Students


As you get close to high school graduation, you’re probably wondering what you want to do next. It’s a big decision. You’ll hear from many adults, whatever you do make sure it’s something you love. It’s true – follow your heart, this is your future. And the culinary industry is definitely anything but an ordinary job. It’s fast paced, filled with creativity and end result of making someone smile. Sure, you may already know how to cook and your friends and family probably tell you that your food is wonderful. But the true art of cooking starts with understanding the fundamentals and techniques, which you can gain through an education at a culinary arts school. It is these foundational skills that can be applied to any style of cooking.

At Le Cordon Bleu, your journey into the world of culinary arts is a place where you can explore your creativity and be taught by professional chefs who understand the industry and encourage you to challenge yourself. Nearing the end of your program at our culinary arts school, you’ll take your skills into the real-world in your externship where you can have a chance to work with industry professionals and be mentored by talented individuals.