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Is My High School Child a Good Candidate for Culinary School?

June 27, 2013 Aaron Colby Online 0 Comments

Is My High School Child a Good Candidate for Culinary School?

Is My High School Child a Good Candidate for Culinary School | Chefs.eduIf your son or daughter has an interest in cooking and/or baking and has the energy to work hard in the competitive restaurant and hospitality industry, then he or she might be a great candidate for culinary school. The industry is booming, with more than a million new jobs expected in the next ten years.*

No experience necessary
You might be concerned that your child may not be a good candidate for a career focused school. Anyone who has drive and passion is a good candidate. 

Le Cordon Bleu cooking classes are  hands-on training in commercial  kitchens under the guidance of experienced chefs. Students prepare focus on their skills, then practice in the real world through an externship in an established establishment. 

Multiple education opportunities
Recent high school graduates, college graduates, and adults looking for a career change attend Le Cordon Bleu in part because of its reputation in the industry of quality and excellence. . There are a variety of degree levels to choose from including -- certificate, associate, or bachelor’s.

Diverse interests served
There is a range of career choices in the hospitality field.  Most people immediately think of a cook or chef, but you can aspire to gain experience and then open your own restaurant, work in a corporate environment, food writing or photography, research and development, purchasing.  With 14 million hospitality and food service jobs currently in the workforce, there’s a myriad of positions to aspire to obtain. *

Financial aid and scholarships available
As a young high school student your child may not have the money saved for his or her post-secondary education. We encourage you to look into scholarships and other financial aid options.  Our advisors can help you identify programs you may qualify for. 

* Source: National Restaurant Association http://www.restaurant.org/Restaurant-Careers/Career-Development/Jobs-Outlook  

This article is presented by Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Miami offers culinary arts and pâtisserie and baking training programs. To learn more about the class offerings, please visit Chefs.edu/Miami for more information. 

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.  Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at www.chefs.edu/disclosures.  Le Cordon Bleu® and the Le Cordon Bleu logo are registered trademarks of Career Education Corporation. Le Cordon Bleu cannot guarantee employment or salary. Credits earned are unlikely to transfer.

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