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Fast Facts for Cooks in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fresno, San Francisco and Sacramento
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Jose, Santa Ana and Riverside
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Fresno and Santa Ana

Salaries for Cooks in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose

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Programs
  • Art of Cooking (C)
  • Art of Cooking (D)
  • Baking & Pastry Arts (AAS)
  • 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
  • Join our next Open House on 10/21 (10/28 @ select locations)!
Programs
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • 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.
Programs
  • Baking and Pastry Specialist
  • Culinary Arts Professional
  • Culinary Arts Specialist
  • A part of the Select Education Group (SEG).
  • Offers several scholarship and financial aid opportunities for students who qualify.
  • California campuses accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and accreditation for the Salem campus from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
  • 4 Campuses located in Clovis, Modesto, and Redding in California, and Salem, Oregon.
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More California Cooking Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Lancaster
Associate
834

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Cooks

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Cooks

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Fresno 30 $33,950
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 90 $
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 1180 $32,070
Napa 40 $37,680
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario N/A $26,130
San Diego-Carlsbad 160 $36,780
Santa Rosa 60 $35,750
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 780 $36,700
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 70 $31,920
Visalia-Porterville N/A $31,360

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