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Culinary Schools in Dallas

If you’re attending one of the baking and pastry schools or culinary schools in Dallas, you are honing your culinary skills in style. While Dallas can dish up the classics it's famous for, from mouth-watering barbecue to a sizzling Tex Mex meal, the food scene in this city also embraces new and diverse flavors. Recently, Dallas food blogs have been abuzz with news of the city's burgeoning food truck scene, with locals flocking to food truck events to sample both upscale and everyday dishes. Overall, the restaurant scene in Dallas offers something for every taste, from memorable fine dining to innovative local and ethnic delights.

Sizzling Foods and Dallas Culinary Schools

Chefs working through the ranks have good reasons to stay motivated and to work hard: data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2013 showed that chefs and head cooks in the Dallas-Plano-Irving metropolitan area earned an average annual salary of $50,990, while chefs in the Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area earned on average $44,700 per year. While it's true that many jobs in the industry do not require formal training, a formal degree program can provide valuable skills and know-how to succeed in a thriving food city. Take advantage of the great opportunities available in the area, and search through our list below to find out more about culinary schools in Dallas and nearby.

Additional Resources for Dallas Culinary Arts Students
Dallas Observer food blog on Dallas restaurants and culinary events
D Magazine’s blog on Dallas dishes and eateries, including the growing food truck scene
National Restaurant Association NRA, Texas
Occupational Employment Statistics Fort Worth-Arlington, Dallas-Plano-Irving

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  • Students spend significant time in the kitchen practicing precision techniques.
  • Programs provide hands-on training from instructors who are certified, master chefs.
  • The first Le Cordon Bleu school officially opened its doors as a culinary school in Paris in 1895.
  • Offer flexible schedules and online programs.
  • 30 schools worldwide, spanning 5 continents, including 17 campuses in the U.S.
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  • Culinary Arts program includes the 3-week Farm To Table® Experience, where students gain a direct, in-depth look at where food comes from.
  • Numerous scholarship opportunities and financial aid are available to students who qualify.
  • Accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), and the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
  • 2 campuses located in Boulder, Colorado and Austin, Texas.
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  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • In a 2013 survey, 83% of students said they would recommend the university to others.
  • Most degree-seeking online and campus-based students are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
  • Average class sizes is 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Founded in 1937 in Davenport, Iowa as the American Institute of Commerce (AIC).
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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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  • Its career-focused online and hybrid programs are designed to address the skills gap in America.
  • Founded in 1890 in Scranton, Pennsylvania    
  • Offers over 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.
  • Founding member of the National Home Study Council in 1926 (now DETC).
  • Nearly 25,000 graduates each year.
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Other Dallas, Texas Culinary Schools

School Name Programs Offered
El Centro College Baker/Pastry