Cooking Classes & Culinary Education
Pittsburgh Professional Schools
Art Institute of Pittsburgh: Culinary Programs
The local branch of Art Institutes International offers a variety of culinary programs.
Chatham University Master of Arts in Food Studies
The first program offered through the School of Sustainability and the Environment (SSE) will be the University’s newest graduate program, the Master of Arts in Food Studies. Learn more about the program in this April 8, 2010 article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Alice Julier: the woman who is growing Chatham's master of arts in food studies program.
Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Culinary Arts
This culinary arts non-apprenticeship program for an associate degree includes classroom and food laboratory experiences and requires students to complete an externship I with a minimum of 300 hours.
Springboard Kitchens is a food service-based job training and placement program for homeless and other disadvantaged individuals from the Lutheran Service Society.
Pittsburgh Nonprofessional Classes
Chop, Wok & Talk
Chop, Wok, & talk! is a Chinese Cooking School in Friendship/Bloomfield owned by Dorothy Tague.
Community College of Allegheny County
You can search for food & drink courses in their community education noncredit courses. They also offer academic programs in Dietetics (Health) and Culinary Arts (Business).
Crate is cooking school and houseware store located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, PA.
Gaynor School of Cooking
Located on the South Side and in the Strip District. Formerly Sweetwater Cooking.
These specialty grocery stores offer cooking classes.
Rania's Cooking Classes
Located in Mt. Lebanon, Rania's offers 2 hour classes in a variety of cuisines.
Gibsonia, PA (north of Pittsburgh)
Sweetwater Center for the Arts
Offers a variety of cuisine workshops.
PAPSA: Culinary/Hospitality Management
This is a guide to postsecondary career schools in Pennsylvania compiled by the Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators.
Shaw Guides: Pennsylvania Career Cooking Schools
The print guide, now online and searchable.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts
JNA Institute of Culinary Arts
Located in Philadelpha, the JNA Institute offers seminars and online seminars in addition to its regular program.
Pennsylvania State University: Department of Food Science
Part of the College of Agricultural Sciences at State College. Did you know they are the operators of The University Creamery?
Pennsylvania State University: Nutritional Sciences
Part of the College of Health and Human Development, the Department of Nutritional Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate programs in nutrition and dietetics.
- Pennsylvania State University: School of Hospitality Management
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
Located in Philadelphia and offering programs in hotel and restaurant management, pastry and culinary arts.
Widener University School of Hospitality Management
offers a quality Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis on field experience and hospitality leadership. A private institution in Chester, PA, 20 minutes from Philadelphia.
Ohio State University: Food Science & Technology
Located in Columbus, Ohio, they offer undergraduate options in Food Science, Food Business, and Nutrition.
United States - Directories
CookingSchools.com is part of education.org, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
(Peterson's) Culinary Schools
Information on selected schools from their print edition. Links to the schools' websites.
ShawGuides: The Guide to Career Cooking Schools
This is The Guide to Cooking Schools, the leading resource to career and recreational culinary education programs worldwide. The advantage to the Shaw site is that they link you to the website of the school.
Shaw Guide to Recreational Cooking & Wine Schools
A collection of all types of recreational/vacation cooking courses with links directly to the site offering it.
So You Want to Be a Chef: Your Guide to Culinary Careers
JCEC q TX649.A1 B748 2009
This 2nd edition is revised and updated, presenting a real-world look at culinary careers. The authors describe the feel, the reality, the hours, the physical demands, the tradeoffs, and the benefits of working in various culinary settings
Food Jobs: 150 Great Jobs for Culinary Students, Career Changers and FOOD Lovers
JCEC TX911.3.V62 C42 2008
Should you become a chef or open a specialty foods shop, write cookbooks or try your hand at food styling? Culinary careers are as varied as they are fascinating -- the only challenge is deciding which one is right for you.
Careers for Gourmets & Others Who Relish Food
JCEC TX652.D6 2002
Careers for Gourmets & Others Who Relish Food lets you explore the job market through the lens of your own interest. It reveals dozens of ways to pursue your passion for food and make a living--including the training and education needed to polish your hobby and interest into a satisfying career.
Food Photography: Pro Secrets for Styling, Lighting and Shooting
These days if you have a food blog (or write a cookbook) you need stunning photographs of your creations! See also Plate to Pixel and The Food Stylist's Handbook.
Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Reviews, Memoir, and More
Noted journalist and food-writing instructor Dianne Jacob has revised her book to include a chapter covering all the how-to’s of food blogging as well as updated resources and new information on writing cookbooks and food memoirs.
Food and Culinary Arts
TX911.3.V62 M65 2009bx
Food and Culinary Arts helps those interested in exploring new careers in innovative professions from baker to winemaker.
Culinary Careers: How to Get Your Dream Job in Food with Advice from Top Culinary Professionals
TX911.3.V62 S62 2010
Culinary Careers describes culinary careers beyond cooking on the line in a restaurant.
Culinary Careers for Dummies
TX911.3.V62 T46 2011x
Culinary Careers For Dummies offers advice on selecting a culinary school, information on culinary training, degrees, and certificates.
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