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Culinary Schools in California

There are 58 schools in the state of California offering culinary programs. 4,730 students graduated with degrees from California culinary schools in 2010. 3,233 of all these students graduated with certificates and 1,421 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 4,680 students graduate from programs in this state in culinary arts per year. This accounts for approximately 16% of culinary students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 3,233 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts, 1,421 with an associate's level degree, and 76 with a bachelor's level degree.

58 culinary schools are in California. And of these, while 44 schools are public, 14 schools are private. Private culinary school tuition varies from $10,453 to $18,848.

Average tuition for culinary programs is $17,545. The highest tuition for culinary programs, which is $18,848 each year, is at the Art Institute of California-San Diego, while the lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Antelope Valley.

California culinary schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level culinary arts students sought degrees at the masters level.

Culinary Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 4,680 students graduate from programs in this state in culinary arts per year. This accounts for approximately 16% of culinary students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 3,233 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts, 1,421 with an associate's level degree, and 76 with a bachelor's level degree.

Culinary Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2013
  • Certificate 2007: 1909
  • Certificate 2008: 2425
  • Certificate 2009: 2689
  • Certificate 2010: 3233
  • Associate 2006: 2304
  • Associate 2007: 1961
  • Associate 2008: 2127
  • Associate 2009: 1248
  • Associate 2010: 1421
  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 62
  • Bachelor 2008: 79
  • Bachelor 2009: 69
  • Bachelor 2010: 76

Culinary Program Availability in California

California schools offer a total of 147 programs in culinary arts. Of these programs, around 53.7% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Culinary Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 79
  • Associate: 62
  • Bachelor: 6

Personal Chefs — Salary by Percentile

Personal Chefs — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 49435
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19470
  • 25th Percentile: 22100
  • Median: 26960
  • 75th Percentile: 32630
  • 90th Percentile: 37870

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18640
  • 25th Percentile: 20380
  • Median: 22730
  • 75th Percentile: 25970
  • 90th Percentile: 29780

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17440
  • 25th Percentile: 18170
  • Median: 19410
  • 75th Percentile: 22850
  • 90th Percentile: 28170

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17580
  • 25th Percentile: 18620
  • Median: 21730
  • 75th Percentile: 28100
  • 90th Percentile: 36110

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Salary by Percentile

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20770
  • 25th Percentile: 22870
  • Median: 28120
  • 75th Percentile: 37320
  • 90th Percentile: 46070

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17330
  • 25th Percentile: 17930
  • Median: 18930
  • 75th Percentile: 21410
  • 90th Percentile: 28880

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27350
  • 25th Percentile: 35010
  • Median: 44370
  • 75th Percentile: 58050
  • 90th Percentile: 75910

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17300
  • 25th Percentile: 17810
  • Median: 18660
  • 75th Percentile: 19640
  • 90th Percentile: 22210

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17960
  • 25th Percentile: 19390
  • Median: 23290
  • 75th Percentile: 29730
  • 90th Percentile: 38060

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19430
  • 25th Percentile: 21290
  • Median: 23890
  • 75th Percentile: 28210
  • 90th Percentile: 32420

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20330
  • 25th Percentile: 23120
  • Median: 27970
  • 75th Percentile: 34930
  • 90th Percentile: 42420

Personal Chefs — Employment Trend

Personal Chefs — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36410
  • Median Salary 2007: 44380
  • Median Salary 2008: 47570
  • Median Salary 2009: 48640
  • Median Salary 2010: 49435
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20880
  • Median Salary 2007: 21960
  • Median Salary 2008: 22470
  • Median Salary 2009: 22580
  • Median Salary 2010: 22730
  • Total Employed 2006: 14740
  • Total Employed 2007: 15250
  • Total Employed 2008: 14480
  • Total Employed 2009: 15220
  • Total Employed 2010: 16820

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17540
  • Median Salary 2007: 18630
  • Median Salary 2008: 19260
  • Median Salary 2009: 19530
  • Median Salary 2010: 19410
  • Total Employed 2006: 108010
  • Total Employed 2007: 101700
  • Total Employed 2008: 103490
  • Total Employed 2009: 104590
  • Total Employed 2010: 99760

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18870
  • Median Salary 2007: 19950
  • Median Salary 2008: 21450
  • Median Salary 2009: 21340
  • Median Salary 2010: 21730
  • Total Employed 2006: 18410
  • Total Employed 2007: 16680
  • Total Employed 2008: 14980
  • Total Employed 2009: 13400
  • Total Employed 2010: 13290

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24490
  • Median Salary 2007: 24840
  • Median Salary 2008: 26090
  • Median Salary 2009: 26770
  • Median Salary 2010: 26960
  • Total Employed 2006: 1290
  • Total Employed 2007: 1920
  • Total Employed 2008: 2140
  • Total Employed 2009: 2470
  • Total Employed 2010: 2270

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25280
  • Median Salary 2007: 26000
  • Median Salary 2008: 27120
  • Median Salary 2009: 27800
  • Median Salary 2010: 28120
  • Total Employed 2006: 82240
  • Total Employed 2007: 83350
  • Total Employed 2008: 85190
  • Total Employed 2009: 86130
  • Total Employed 2010: 85400

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16490
  • Median Salary 2007: 17230
  • Median Salary 2008: 18160
  • Median Salary 2009: 18820
  • Median Salary 2010: 18930
  • Total Employed 2006: 5820
  • Total Employed 2007: 6290
  • Total Employed 2008: 6040
  • Total Employed 2009: 5900
  • Total Employed 2010: 5500

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37410
  • Median Salary 2007: 39690
  • Median Salary 2008: 42730
  • Median Salary 2009: 44650
  • Median Salary 2010: 44370
  • Total Employed 2006: 12620
  • Total Employed 2007: 12540
  • Total Employed 2008: 11620
  • Total Employed 2009: 10290
  • Total Employed 2010: 10530

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16490
  • Median Salary 2007: 17170
  • Median Salary 2008: 18070
  • Median Salary 2009: 18640
  • Median Salary 2010: 18660
  • Total Employed 2006: 114180
  • Total Employed 2007: 120090
  • Total Employed 2008: 119480
  • Total Employed 2009: 112460
  • Total Employed 2010: 106470

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22210
  • Median Salary 2007: 25160
  • Median Salary 2008: 24210
  • Median Salary 2009: 23480
  • Median Salary 2010: 23290
  • Total Employed 2006: 13120
  • Total Employed 2007: 15620
  • Total Employed 2008: 16260
  • Total Employed 2009: 18330
  • Total Employed 2010: 16590

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21860
  • Median Salary 2007: 22890
  • Median Salary 2008: 23710
  • Median Salary 2009: 24040
  • Median Salary 2010: 23890
  • Total Employed 2006: 92740
  • Total Employed 2007: 97780
  • Total Employed 2008: 99090
  • Total Employed 2009: 95570
  • Total Employed 2010: 94910

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25100
  • Median Salary 2007: 26370
  • Median Salary 2008: 26760
  • Median Salary 2009: 27530
  • Median Salary 2010: 27970
  • Total Employed 2006: 21660
  • Total Employed 2007: 23730
  • Total Employed 2008: 24400
  • Total Employed 2009: 23740
  • Total Employed 2010: 22790

California vs National Culinary Employment

California vs National Culinary Employment

  • Employed in California: 11.804% (474530)

Culinary Schools in California

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1. The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center

5451 Lemon Hill Ave
Sacramento, CA 95824-1529
(916) 433-2600x1010

The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Sacramento, CA and it offers one program in culinary arts. 1,572 students seek degrees in 26 Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center programs, overall.

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2. The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles

2900 31st St
Santa Monica, CA 90405-3035
(310) 752-4700

The Art Institute of California-Los Angeles offers five programs in culinary arts. Out of those, AI offers students two culinary certificates, two associate's level culinary arts degrees, and one degree at the bachelor's level in culinary arts. This specialized college, which is 2.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Santa Monica, CA. This college is a for-profit 4-year institution.

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3. The Art Institute of California - Sacramento

2850 Gateway Oaks Dr-Ste 100
Sacramento, CA 95833
(800) 477-1957

The Art Institute of California-Sacramento offers three programs in culinary arts. Of those, this college offers students one certificate in culinary arts, one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts, and one culinary degree at the bachelor's level. AI is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This college is one of 14 art colleges in California.

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4. Los Angeles Mission College

13356 Eldridge Avenue
Sylmar, CA 91342-3245
(818) 364-7600

Los Angeles Mission College, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Sylmar, CA. It offers three programs in culinary arts. More specifically, this community college offers two culinary certificates to students and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. This college is a public 2-year institution.

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5. CET - Sobrato

701 Vine St
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 287-7924

CET-Sobrato, which is near the center of the city, is in San Jose, CA and it offers one program in culinary arts. 711 students pursue degrees in 11 CET-Sobrato programs, overall.

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6. Columbia College

11600 Columbia College Dr
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 588-5100

Columbia College offers four culinary programs. Of those, this school offers two culinary certificates to students and two associate's level degrees in culinary arts. This school is in Sonora, CA. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

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7. The San Diego Culinary Institute

8024 La Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA 91941
(619) 644-2100

The San Diego Culinary Institute offers two culinary programs. It offers two culinary certificates to students. This school is located in the suburbs of San Diego, California. 234 students seek degrees in two programs at this school, overall.

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8. The University of Antelope Valley

44055 Sierra Highway
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 726-1911x125

The University of Antelope Valley is in the suburbs of Lancaster, California and it offers one culinary program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

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9. The Pomona Unified School District Adult and Career Education

1515 W Mission Blvd
Pomona, CA 91766-1233
(909) 469-2333

The Pomona Unified School District Adult and Career Education is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in culinary arts. Overall, 1,309 students pursue degrees in 19 programs at this school.

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10. The Art Institute of California - Orange County

3601 W Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 830-0200

The Art Institute of California-Orange County offers four culinary programs. Specifically, students are offered one culinary certificate by it, two associate's level degrees in culinary arts, and one bachelor's level culinary arts degree. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Santa Ana, CA. 2,135 students seek degrees in 17 AI programs, overall. It is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

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11. Lake Tahoe Community College

One College Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-4660

Lake Tahoe Community College is in South Lake Tahoe, CA. It offers two programs in culinary arts. Of those, students are offered one certificate in culinary arts by it and one culinary degree at the associate's level. This college is a public 2-year institution.

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12. Victor Valley College

18422 Bear Valley Rd
Victorville, CA 92395-5850
(760) 245-4271x2225

Victor Valley College offers two culinary programs. More specifically, this college offers one certificate in culinary arts to students and one associate's level culinary arts degree. This college, which is 4.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Victorville, CA. Overall, 12,892 students seek degrees in 53 Victor Valley College programs.

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13. The Art Institute of California - San Diego

7650 Mission Valley Road
San Diego, CA 92108-4423
(866) 275-2422

The Art Institute of California-San Diego is near the center of the city. It offers three culinary programs. More specifically, it offers two degrees at the associate's level in culinary arts to students and one culinary degree at the bachelor's level. It is one of 14 art colleges in California. AI-San Diego is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

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14. El Camino College - Compton Center

1111 East Artesia Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221-5393
(310) 900-1600

El Camino College-Compton Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1927. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Compton, CA. This school offers students 49 certificates and 14 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 8,729 students sought degrees from the 55 programs at this school. It offers subjects including legal assisting and cosmetology. This vocational school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

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15. Laney College

900 Fallon St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 834-5740

Laney College, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Oakland, CA. This college offers two culinary programs. Of those, it offers one culinary certificate to students and one associate's level culinary arts degree. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

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16. The Institute of Technology Inc

564 W Herndon
Clovis, CA 93612
(559) 297-4500

The Institute of Technology Inc is in the suburbs of Clovis, California. This school offers three programs in culinary arts. Out of those, this school offers two culinary certificates to students and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts.

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17. Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education

4640 Maine Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-4221
(626) 856-4101

Founded in 1960, Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education is a public institution. This school is in the suburbs of Baldwin Park, California. It offers 18 certificates to students. 559 students sought degrees from the 18 programs at this vocational school in 2010. It offers subjects including medical assisting, business, and computer networking. The Council on Occupational Education accredits it. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

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18. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Sacramento

2450 Del Paso Rd- Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 830-6220

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Sacramento, which is near Sacramento, is located in a rural area. Cordon Bleu offers two culinary programs. Cordon Bleu offers students two certificates in culinary arts. This school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

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19. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Pasadena

521 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 229-1300

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena is in the center of Pasadena. This school offers three programs in culinary arts. Of those, students are offered two certificates in culinary arts by this culinary school and one culinary degree at the associate's level. This culinary school is one of 2 culinary schools in California.

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20. Los Angeles Harbor College

1111 Figueroa Place
Wilmington, CA 90744-2397
(310) 233-4000

Los Angeles Harbor College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Wilmington, CA. It offers two programs in culinary arts. Specifically, it offers one culinary certificate to students and one associate's level culinary arts degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

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21. San Diego Continuing Education

4343 Ocean View Blvd
San Diego, CA 92113
(619) 388-4881

San Diego Continuing Education is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one culinary program. It is a public institution.

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22. The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire

674 East Brier Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408-2800
(909) 915-2100

The Art Institute of California-Inland Empire, which is near the center of the city, is in San Bernardino, CA. AI offers four programs in culinary arts. Of those, AI offers students one culinary certificate, two associate's level culinary arts degrees, and one culinary degree at the bachelor's level. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

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23. The Art Institute of California - Sunnyvale

1120 Kifer Rd
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(408) 962-6400x6419

The Art Institute of California-Sunnyvale is 2.0 miles from the center of the city. AI- Sunnyville offers two programs in culinary arts. Of those, AI offers one associate's level culinary arts degree to students and one bachelor's level culinary arts degree. This college is a for-profit 4-year institution.

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24. The California Culinary Academy

350 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 771-3500

The California Culinary Academy, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in San Francisco, CA. It offers two culinary programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in culinary arts by this school and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

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25. Coachella Valley Beauty College

79450 Highway 111
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 772-5950

Coachella Valley Beauty College is a for-profit institution. It is located in La Quinta, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers subjects such as beauty, culinary arts, and cosmetology. Students are offered four certificates by it. 133 students pursued degrees from the four programs at this school in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

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26. The Coast Career Institute

1354 S Hill St
Los Angeles, CA 90015-3040
(213) 747-6289

The Coast Career Institute offers one culinary program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Los Angeles, CA. It is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

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27. Glendale Community College

1500 N Verdugo Rd
Glendale, CA 91208-2894
(818) 240-1000

Glendale Community College offers two programs in culinary arts. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in culinary arts by this college and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. It is near the center of the city. It is a public 2-year institution.

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28. Diablo Valley College

321 Golf Club Rd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 685-1230

Diablo Valley College is located in the suburbs of Pleasant Hill, California. It offers two programs in culinary arts. This large college offers two culinary certificates to students. Overall, 20,703 students seek degrees in 109 programs at this college.

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29. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2604

San Diego Mesa College is 6.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers two culinary programs. More specifically, this college offers one certificate in culinary arts to students and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. It is a public 2-year institution.

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30. The College of the Canyons

26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1899
(661) 259-7800

The College of the Canyons is located in the suburbs of Santa Clarita, California. This school offers three programs in culinary arts. More specifically, students are offered two culinary certificates by this school and one associate's level culinary arts degree. This school is a public 2-year institution.

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31. Yuba College

2088 N Beale Rd
Marysville, CA 95901
(530) 741-6700

Yuba College is in the suburbs of Marysville, California. This college offers two culinary programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in culinary arts by it and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. This college is a public 2-year institution.

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32. Grossmont College

8800 Grossmont College Dr
El Cajon, CA 92020-1799
(619) 644-7000

Grossmont College offers four programs in culinary arts. More specifically, it offers two certificates in culinary arts to students and two degrees at the associate's level in culinary arts. This college is in the suburbs of El Cajon, California. 19,659 students seek degrees in 128 Grossmont College programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of California offering culinary arts.

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33. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

400 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015-4181
(213) 763-7000

Los Angeles Trade Technical College is 1.9 miles from the center of the city. It offers four programs in culinary arts. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in culinary arts by it and two associate's level culinary arts degrees. This school is a public 2-year institution.

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34. Monterey Peninsula College

980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940-4799
(831) 646-4000

Monterey Peninsula College is in the suburbs of Monterey, California. This college offers two culinary programs. Of those, students are offered one culinary certificate by it and one culinary degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

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35. Fresno City College

1101 E. University Ave
Fresno, CA 93741
(559) 442-4600

Fresno City College is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three programs in culinary arts. Specifically, students are offered two culinary certificates by this college and one associate's level culinary arts degree. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. This community college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in culinary arts.

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36. Chaffey College

5885 Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737-3002
(909) 987-1737

Chaffey College is in the suburbs of Rancho Cucamonga, California. It offers three culinary programs. Out of those, this school offers students two certificates in culinary arts and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. 19,469 students seek degrees in 168 programs at this school, overall. This school is the oldest institution in the state of California offering culinary programs.

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37. City College of San Francisco

50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112-1898
(415) 239-3000

City College of San Francisco is near the center of the city. It offers four culinary programs. Out of those, this big college offers students two certificates in culinary arts and two associate's level degrees in culinary arts. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of California.

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38. The College of the Desert

43-500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 346-8041

The College of the Desert offers two programs in culinary arts. Of those, students are offered one certificate in culinary arts by it and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Palm Desert, CA. This college is a public 2-year institution.

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39. Riverside City College

4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 222-8000x8979

Riverside City College is near the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in culinary arts. Specifically, it offers one certificate in culinary arts to students and one associate's level culinary arts degree. This college is a public 2-year institution.

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40. Merced College

3600 M St
Merced, CA 95348-2898
(209) 384-6000

Founded in 1962, Merced College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Merced, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 75 certificates and 76 degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 11,086 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this college. This college offers subjects such as radiology technology and history. This community college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

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41. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Costa Mesa, CA. It offers four programs in culinary arts. Specifically, this college offers two certificates in culinary arts to students and two culinary degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

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42. American River College

4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
(916) 484-8011

American River College is located in the suburbs of Sacramento, California. It offers three programs in culinary arts. Out of those, students are offered two certificates in culinary arts by this big college and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. It is a public 2-year institution.

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43. Contra Costa College

2600 Mission Bell Dr
San Pablo, CA 94806-3195
(510) 235-7800

Contra Costa College offers two programs in culinary arts. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in culinary arts by it and one culinary degree at the associate's level. It is in the suburbs of San Pablo, California. This college is a public 2-year institution.

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44. Modesto Junior College

435 College Ave
Modesto, CA 95350-5800
(209) 575-6550

Modesto Junior College is near the center of the city. It offers two culinary programs. More specifically, students are offered one culinary certificate by this large school and one associate's level culinary arts degree. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

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45. Southwestern College

900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910-7299
(619) 482-6550

Southwestern College is in the suburbs of Chula Vista, California. This college offers four programs in culinary arts. Of those, students are offered two certificates in culinary arts by it and two degrees at the associate's level in culinary arts. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

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46. Cabrillo College

6500 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
(831) 479-6100

Cabrillo College offers two culinary programs. Of those, students are offered one culinary certificate by it and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. This college is in the suburbs of Aptos, California. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

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47. Cerritos College

11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650-6298
(562) 860-2451

Cerritos College is located in the suburbs of Norwalk, California. It offers two programs in culinary arts. More specifically, it offers students one culinary certificate and one culinary degree at the associate's level. 22,142 students seek degrees in 206 programs at this community college, overall.

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48. Long Beach City College

4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA 90808-1706
(562) 938-4111

Long Beach City College is near the heart of downtown. It offers four programs in culinary arts. Out of those, students are offered two culinary certificates by this community college and two associate's level culinary arts degrees. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

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49. Saddleback College

28000 Marguerite Pky
Mission Viejo, CA 92692-3635
(949) 582-4500

Saddleback College offers one culinary program and it is located in the suburbs of Mission Viejo, California. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

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50. Pasadena City College

1570 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106-2003
(626) 585-7123

Pasadena City College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1924. This college, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Pasadena, CA. It offers students 69 certificates and 65 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 27,023 students sought degrees from the 69 programs at this community college. It offers subjects such as international business and bookkeeping. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this college. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

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51. Cypress College

9200 Valley View
Cypress, CA 90630-5897
(714) 484-7000

Cypress College is located in the suburbs of Cypress, California. This college offers four programs in culinary arts. More specifically, students are offered two culinary certificates by this large college and two associate's level degrees in culinary arts. Overall, 16,153 students seek degrees in 115 Cypress College programs.

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52. Oxnard College

4000 S Rose Ave
Oxnard, CA 93033-6699
(805) 986-5800

Oxnard College is near the center of the city. It offers four programs in culinary arts. More specifically, this college offers two culinary certificates to students and two associate's level culinary arts degrees. It is a public 2-year institution.

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53. Palomar College

1140 W. Mission
San Marcos, CA 92069-1487
(760) 744-1150

Palomar College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1946. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in San Marcos, CA. This college offers students 109 certificates and 101 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 26,231 students pursued degrees from the 109 programs at this college. This college offers subjects such as engineering and education. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this community college. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

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54. Bakersfield College

1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299
(661) 395-4011

Bakersfield College is near the heart of downtown. This college offers four programs in culinary arts. Out of those, this public college offers students two certificates in culinary arts and two degrees at the associate's level in culinary arts. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of California offering culinary programs.

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55. Cuesta College

Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403-8106
(805) 546-3100x3946

Cuesta College is in San Luis Obispo, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in culinary arts. Of those, it offers one culinary certificate to students and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. This big school is a public 2-year institution.

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56. Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N Grand Ave
Walnut, CA 91789-1399
(909) 594-5611

Mt. San Antonio College offers one program in culinary arts and it is in the suburbs of Walnut, California. Overall, 29,064 students pursue degrees in 154 Mt. San Antonio College programs.

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57. Shasta College

11555 Old Oregon Trail
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 242-7500

Shasta College, which is just a few miles from Redding, is located in a rural area. It offers two culinary programs. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in culinary arts and one culinary degree at the associate's level. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

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58. Cosumnes River College

8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823-5799
(916) 688-7344

Cosumnes River College, which is 9.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Sacramento, CA. This college offers two programs in culinary arts. Of those, students are offered one certificate in culinary arts by it and one culinary degree at the associate's level. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

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59. Mission College

3000 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054-1897
(408) 988-2200

Mission College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Santa Clara, CA. This college offers two culinary programs. More specifically, this public college offers students one certificate in culinary arts and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

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60. Santa Rosa Junior College

1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401-4395
(707) 527-4011

Santa Rosa Junior College offers four programs in culinary arts. Specifically, it offers students two certificates in culinary arts and two degrees at the associate's level in culinary arts. This college is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This public college is a public 2-year institution.

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61. MiraCosta College

One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056-3899
(760) 757-2121

MiraCosta College offers two culinary programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in culinary arts to students and one culinary degree at the associate's level. This college is located in the suburbs of Oceanside, California. It is a public 2-year institution.

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62. San Bernardino Valley College

701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92410-2798
(909) 384-4400

San Bernardino Valley College is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three programs in culinary arts. Of those, this community college offers students two culinary certificates and one culinary degree at the associate's level. Overall, 13,822 students seek degrees in 112 San Bernardino Valley College programs.

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63. Santa Barbara City College

721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394
(805) 965-0581

Santa Barbara City College is near the heart of downtown. It offers two culinary programs. Specifically, it offers students one culinary certificate and one culinary degree at the associate's level. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

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64. San Joaquin Delta College

5151 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95207
(209) 954-5151

San Joaquin Delta College, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Stockton, CA. It offers two programs in culinary arts. Out of those, it offers one certificate in culinary arts to students and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.