Florida Cooks: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Cooks in Florida

Schools for Cooks in Florida are listed below.

Selected Cooking Schools in Florida

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Virginia College
Fort Pierce

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  • Programs: DIP - Culinary Arts, DIP - Pastry Arts
  • Degrees: Diploma
Keiser University Campus
Melbourne, Sarasota, Tallahassee

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • Programs: Associate of Science in Culinary Arts, Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Degrees: Associate
Keiser Univ. Center for Culinary Arts
Melbourne, Sarasota, Tallahassee

Keiser University - Center for Culinary Arts can provide you with the practical hands-on skills and experience you need to succeed in the rapidly growing culinary field.

  • Programs: Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Florida Cooking Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Johnson & Wales University-Florida Campus North Miami Bachelor 1,955
Valencia Community College Orlando Associate 32,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Cooks

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Cooks relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 40 $21090 3.06
Jacksonville 0 $37750 0
Orlando 60 $28540 0.5
Kissimmee 60 $28540 0.5
Sanford 60 $28540 0.5
Miami 340 $23730 1.29
Fort Lauderdale 340 $23730 1.29
West Palm Beach 340 $23730 1.29
Ocala 0 $21230 0
Tallahassee 60 $22460 3.55
Tampa 0 $21880 0
St. Petersburg 0 $21880 0
Clearwater 0 $21880 0
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