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Culinary Schools in Memphis

Want to learn to cook in the home of the Beale Street blues and the cradle of rock 'n' roll? This barbecue Mecca certainly treats residents to delectable brisket and ribs, but the diversity of Memphis cuisine goes farther than slow-smoked meats. Not only does Memphis boast seafood, steak, fine dining and other options for the refined palette, it is also known for some of the best fried chicken in the South (if not the whole nation, according to locals). Students at culinary schools in Memphis and the surrounding area can explore their kitchen education in Memphis or head out in just about any direction after graduation.

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With the skills and knowledge gained in culinary schools, Memphis students can learn how to craft homemade sushi, expand their horizons with Mediterranean cooking secrets and inch their backyard grilling techniques closer to perfection. In fact, chefs and head cooks working in the greater Memphis area earned a mean annual wage of $33,070 as of May 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There are also a wide range of restaurants and fine dining establishments available where you can seek a career; some 9,000 existed in Tennessee in 2010, according to the National Restaurant Association. Take a look at the list of Memphis culinary schools below and get ready to pursue a career in an area known for its hearty flavors and southern cookin'.

Additional Culinary Resources for Memphis
Memphis Restaurant Association presents a guide to Memphis restaurants
Memphis Flyer shares information on the city’s culinary scene
Bureau of Labor Statistics career information for chefs and head cooks

This list also contains online schools that accept students from Memphis

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Other Memphis, Tennessee Culinary Schools

School Name Programs Offered
Southwest Tennessee Community College Culinary Arts