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Fast Facts for Restaurant Cooks in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Clarksville, Knoxville and Johnson City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chattanooga, Morristown and Kingsport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for Restaurant Cooks in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Memphis, Knoxville and Kingsport

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  • Culinary Arts (D)
  • Culinary Arts (AS)
  • Baking & Pastry (AS)
  • Program areas include Culinary Arts, Culinary Management, and more
  • Students are taught cooking styles from around the globe, including Classical European, Asian, and Latin cuisine
  • Curriculum designed to prepare students for a career as a chef, with course topics that include Culinary Techniques, Management by Menu, and Nutrition
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef
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Nashville
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  • DIP - Culinary Arts
  • DIP - Pastry Arts

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  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
  • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.

More Tennessee Cooking And Culinary Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Nashville
Associate
7,077
Morristown
Associate
5,825

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Restaurant Cooks

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Restaurant Cooks

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jackson 670 $22,820
Johnson City 690 $21,720
Cleveland 200 $23,380
Morristown 160 $20,030
Nashville 7070 $23,680
Davidson 7070 $23,680
Murfreesboro 7070 $23,680
Franklin 7070 $23,680
Knoxville 2720 $22,360

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