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Culinary Schools in Connecticut

There are seven schools in the state of Connecticut offering culinary programs. In 2010, 500 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut culinary schools. 490 of all these students graduated with certificates and ten of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 470 students graduate from programs in this state in culinary arts each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from culinary programs. More specifically, 490 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts and ten with a degree at the associate's level.

Seven culinary schools are located in Connecticut. Out of these, five schools are private, while two schools are public. Tuition at a public culinary school is $3,386, while private culinary school tuition varies from $18,550 to $30,730.

Average tuition for culinary programs is $5,155. The highest tuition for culinary programs, which is $30,730 per year, is at the Lincoln Technical Institute-Hartford, while the lowest tuition in Connecticut, which is $3,386 every year, is at Norwalk Community College.

Schools in Connecticut offer certificates and associates degrees for culinary students.

Culinary Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 470 students graduate from programs in this state in culinary arts each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from culinary programs. More specifically, 490 students graduated with certificates in culinary arts and ten with a degree at the associate's level.

Culinary Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 376
  • Certificate 2007: 390
  • Certificate 2008: 441
  • Certificate 2009: 435
  • Certificate 2010: 490
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 10

Culinary Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of seven culinary programs. Of these programs, close to 85.7% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Culinary Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 1

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18230
  • 25th Percentile: 21060
  • Median: 28380
  • 75th Percentile: 32990
  • 90th Percentile: 39610

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18160
  • 25th Percentile: 19910
  • Median: 25350
  • 75th Percentile: 30100
  • 90th Percentile: 33520

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18060
  • 25th Percentile: 19420
  • Median: 22720
  • 75th Percentile: 27690
  • 90th Percentile: 34250

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19310
  • 25th Percentile: 21920
  • Median: 25650
  • 75th Percentile: 29970
  • 90th Percentile: 35910

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: 19800
  • 25th Percentile: 25550
  • Median: 35710
  • 75th Percentile: 45990
  • 90th Percentile: 57160

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 18980
  • 25th Percentile: 20520
  • Median: 22780
  • 75th Percentile: 26300
  • 90th Percentile: 34090

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29050
  • 25th Percentile: 40770
  • Median: 52830
  • 75th Percentile: 63510
  • 90th Percentile: 85050

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17470
  • 25th Percentile: 18080
  • Median: 19090
  • 75th Percentile: 20970
  • 90th Percentile: 25870

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18610
  • 25th Percentile: 20750
  • Median: 24180
  • 75th Percentile: 31160
  • 90th Percentile: 40700

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19010
  • 25th Percentile: 22020
  • Median: 26920
  • 75th Percentile: 31970
  • 90th Percentile: 38420

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22670
  • 25th Percentile: 26750
  • Median: 31970
  • 75th Percentile: 38650
  • 90th Percentile: 45820

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22140
  • Median Salary 2007: 22230
  • Median Salary 2008: 23720
  • Median Salary 2009: 25230
  • Median Salary 2010: 25350
  • Total Employed 2006: 2140
  • Total Employed 2007: 2000
  • Total Employed 2008: 2050
  • Total Employed 2009: 1770
  • Total Employed 2010: 1630

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20440
  • Median Salary 2007: 21030
  • Median Salary 2008: 21870
  • Median Salary 2009: 22440
  • Median Salary 2010: 22720
  • Total Employed 2006: 13660
  • Total Employed 2007: 13850
  • Total Employed 2008: 15120
  • Total Employed 2009: 14710
  • Total Employed 2010: 13460

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22720
  • Median Salary 2007: 23140
  • Median Salary 2008: 24320
  • Median Salary 2009: 24850
  • Median Salary 2010: 25650
  • Total Employed 2006: 2330
  • Total Employed 2007: 2500
  • Total Employed 2008: 2760
  • Total Employed 2009: 3170
  • Total Employed 2010: 3430

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32030
  • Median Salary 2007: 29260
  • Median Salary 2008: 26860
  • Median Salary 2009: 26790
  • Median Salary 2010: 28380
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

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: 31360
  • Median Salary 2007: 31720
  • Median Salary 2008: 34220
  • Median Salary 2009: 34150
  • Median Salary 2010: 35710
  • Total Employed 2006: 8110
  • Total Employed 2007: 7900
  • Total Employed 2008: 8090
  • Total Employed 2009: 7910
  • Total Employed 2010: 7810

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 18990
  • Median Salary 2007: 18790
  • Median Salary 2008: 22170
  • Median Salary 2009: 23440
  • Median Salary 2010: 22780
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 470
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39110
  • Median Salary 2007: 43500
  • Median Salary 2008: 48530
  • Median Salary 2009: 51250
  • Median Salary 2010: 52830
  • Total Employed 2006: 2280
  • Total Employed 2007: 2000
  • Total Employed 2008: 1680
  • Total Employed 2009: 1670
  • Total Employed 2010: 1790

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18400
  • Median Salary 2007: 19300
  • Median Salary 2008: 18910
  • Median Salary 2009: 19150
  • Median Salary 2010: 19090
  • Total Employed 2006: 5890
  • Total Employed 2007: 6580
  • Total Employed 2008: 6730
  • Total Employed 2009: 5700
  • Total Employed 2010: 3930

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23070
  • Median Salary 2007: 24180
  • Median Salary 2008: 25360
  • Median Salary 2009: 23570
  • Median Salary 2010: 24180
  • Total Employed 2006: 610
  • Total Employed 2007: 520
  • Total Employed 2008: 640
  • Total Employed 2009: 740
  • Total Employed 2010: 770

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25670
  • Median Salary 2007: 26320
  • Median Salary 2008: 26460
  • Median Salary 2009: 27040
  • Median Salary 2010: 26920
  • Total Employed 2006: 6680
  • Total Employed 2007: 7650
  • Total Employed 2008: 8300
  • Total Employed 2009: 8330
  • Total Employed 2010: 8020

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28070
  • Median Salary 2007: 29080
  • Median Salary 2008: 29710
  • Median Salary 2009: 30930
  • Median Salary 2010: 31970
  • Total Employed 2006: 4530
  • Total Employed 2007: 4480
  • Total Employed 2008: 4340
  • Total Employed 2009: 4580
  • Total Employed 2010: 4240

Connecticut vs National Culinary Employment

Connecticut vs National Culinary Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.135% (45630)

Culinary Schools in Connecticut

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1. The Lincoln Technical Institute - Cromwell

106 Sebethe Dr
Cromwell, CT 6416
(860) 613-3350

The Lincoln Technical Institute-Cromwell is in the suburbs of Cromwell, Connecticut and this school offers one program in culinary arts. Lincoln Tech is a for-profit institution. Lincoln Tech is the third oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in culinary arts.

2. The Bristol Technical Education Center

431 Minor Street
Bristol, CT 6010
(860) 584-8433

The Bristol Technical Education Center is located in Bristol, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one culinary program. This school is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks sixth in the state of Connecticut.

3. The Lincoln Technical Institute - Shelton

8 Progress Drive
Shelton, CT 6484
(860) 225-8641

The Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton is located in the suburbs of Shelton, Connecticut and it offers one program in culinary arts. It is one of 48 vocational schools in Connecticut. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in culinary arts.

4. Lincoln College of New England - Suffield

1760 Mapleton Ave
Suffield, CT 6078
(860) 668-3515

Lincoln College of New England-Suffield is in the suburbs of Suffield, Connecticut and this school offers one program in culinary arts. 139 students pursue degrees in two programs at this school, overall. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering culinary programs.

5. The Lincoln Technical Institute - Hartford

85 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT 6105
(860) 895-6100

The Lincoln Technical Institute-Hartford offers one culinary program and this school is located in the center of Hartford. It is one of 3 technical colleges in Connecticut. This technical college is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

6. The Lincoln Technical Institute - Suffield

1760 Mapleton Ave
Suffield, CT 6078
(860) 668-3500

The Lincoln Technical Institute-Suffield is in the suburbs of Suffield, Connecticut and it offers one program in culinary arts. This technical college is one of 3 technical colleges in Connecticut. This technical college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in culinary arts.

7. Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854
(203) 857-7060

Norwalk Community College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one culinary program. This medium-sized college is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in culinary arts.