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Culinary Schools in Atlanta

Why consider an Atlanta culinary school? This booming city has developed into one of the top metropolitan areas in the U.S. As residents, business travelers, and tourists flock to the Georgia city and its surrounding areas, the demand for culinary talent grows. In the heart of the south, Atlanta offers all types of cuisine from soul food to Cuban to Pan-Asian to contemporary American. Georgia as a whole has a major agricultural industry as a top producer of broilers (young chickens), peanuts, pecans, rye, tomatoes, and the state's signature peaches. These resources, among others, are available to Atlanta culinary school students and chefs.

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Chefs and head cooks working in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metropolitan area earned mean annual wages of $46,180, according to 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And according to the National Restaurant Association, job opportunities in the restaurant industry are expected to grow by 14.4 percent in the entire state from 2014 to 2024. This job growth, considered to be faster than average, could result in the creation of nearly 58,400 new jobs in the state over this time period.

Although kitchen experience is important when pursuing a career in the Peach State or elsewhere, a degree can be advantageous. If you're interested in researching Atlanta culinary schools, check out the list below. Whether you want to work your finger tips into a pastry and baking career or just gain overall basic kitchen knowledge, culinary schools in Atlanta could be the measuring tool for your next step.

Additional Atlanta Culinary Resources
Georgia Department of Labor and the state’s occupational outlook
Bureau of Labor Statistics information on a culinary education and job opportunities
National Restaurant Association NRA, Georgia

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Le Cordon Bleu Schools of North America , Online (campus option available)
  • Its first location, in Paris, officially opened its doors as a culinary school in 1895.
  • Teaches students by having them spend significant time in the kitchen practicing precision techniques.
  • Provide hands-on training from instructors who are certified, master chefs.
  • Offer flexible schedules and online programs.
  • Has 30 schools worldwide, spanning 5 continents, including 17 campuses in the U.S.
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  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
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  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
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  • Offers more than 150 self-paced, career-relevant programs that are connected to a supportive 24/7 online community of students and faculty.
  • Profiled in many publications such as The Boston Globe, Fox Business, and  Inside Higher Ed.
  • Nearly 25,000 graduates each year.
  • Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
  • Founded in 1890 in Scranton, Pennsylvania    
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Other Atlanta, Georgia Culinary Schools

School Name Programs Offered
Georgia State University School of Hospitality Administration Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Hospitality