Career Opportunities

Culinary Arts classThe Culinary Arts and Management program prepares you for a lifelong career in the hospitality industry.  Completing this program will make you competitive in the restaurant, food service, catering, events, and baking industry.  These courses will also transfer to four-year institutions to complete a bachelor degree in food science and nutrition, and hospitality. 

Employment opportunities include:

  • Dietetic service supervisor in such settings as:
    • Hospital
    • Skilled nursing facilities
    • School food service facilities
  • Restaurant assistant manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Food and beverage director
  • Kitchen or dining room manager
  • Cook
  • Pantry cook
  • Food production assistant
  • Caterer
  • Banquet manager
  • Catering manager
  • Event planner
  • Bed & breakfast operator
  • Assistant catering sales director
  • Baker’s assistant
  • Baker
  • Cake decorator
  • Pastry chef
  • Event facility manager
  • Entrepreneur in all field

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Kirsi Kilpelainen

Kirsi Kilpelainen
Culinary Arts Alumnus

"There is no better way to begin your culinary career than with the Allan Hancock College Culinary Program; and the new commercial kitchen is awesome."
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Last Modified Feb 8, 2017