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Culinary Schools in Louisiana

There are 12 Louisiana schools offering culinary programs. In 2010, 1,120 students graduated from programs at Louisiana culinary schools. 1,022 of all these students graduated with certificates and 71 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,145 students graduate from culinary programs in this state per year. This accounts for 3% of culinary students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 1,022 students graduated with culinary certificates, 71 with a degree at the associate's level, and 27 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

12 culinary schools are located in this state. And out of these, ten schools are public, while two schools are private. Tuition at a public culinary school is $4,292.

Average tuition for programs in culinary arts is $4,292.

Louisiana culinary schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no undergraduate level culinary arts students pursued masters level degrees.

Culinary Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,145 students graduate from culinary programs in this state per year. This accounts for 3% of culinary students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 1,022 students graduated with culinary certificates, 71 with a degree at the associate's level, and 27 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Culinary Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 336
  • Certificate 2007: 826
  • Certificate 2008: 1132
  • Certificate 2009: 735
  • Certificate 2010: 1022
  • Associate 2006: 24
  • Associate 2007: 18
  • Associate 2008: 16
  • Associate 2009: 36
  • Associate 2010: 71
  • Bachelor 2006: 21
  • Bachelor 2007: 27
  • Bachelor 2008: 23
  • Bachelor 2009: 28
  • Bachelor 2010: 27

Culinary Program Availability in Louisiana

Louisiana schools offer a total of 21 programs in culinary arts. Of these programs, 57.1% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Culinary Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 1

Personal Chefs — Salary by Percentile

Personal Chefs — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 19765
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Cooks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15790
  • 25th Percentile: 16850
  • Median: 18760
  • 75th Percentile: 22590
  • 90th Percentile: 27230

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Short Order Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15520
  • 25th Percentile: 16110
  • Median: 17600
  • 75th Percentile: 19200
  • 90th Percentile: 23100

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

Food Preparation Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15430
  • 25th Percentile: 15870
  • Median: 17080
  • 75th Percentile: 18840
  • 90th Percentile: 21420

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15580
  • 25th Percentile: 16270
  • Median: 17830
  • 75th Percentile: 19500
  • 90th Percentile: 23860

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: 19100
  • 25th Percentile: 22290
  • Median: 27340
  • 75th Percentile: 33900
  • 90th Percentile: 41380

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 15610
  • 25th Percentile: 16390
  • Median: 18080
  • 75th Percentile: 21120
  • 90th Percentile: 24940

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Chefs and Head Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23450
  • 25th Percentile: 26790
  • Median: 33250
  • 75th Percentile: 44450
  • 90th Percentile: 59550

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Fast Food Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15400
  • 25th Percentile: 15790
  • Median: 16660
  • 75th Percentile: 18360
  • 90th Percentile: 19420

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

Food Batchmakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15710
  • 25th Percentile: 16690
  • Median: 21190
  • 75th Percentile: 28690
  • 90th Percentile: 35910

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Restaurant Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16270
  • 25th Percentile: 18170
  • Median: 21290
  • 75th Percentile: 24840
  • 90th Percentile: 29880

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15560
  • 25th Percentile: 16210
  • Median: 18530
  • 75th Percentile: 21910
  • 90th Percentile: 26110

Personal Chefs — Employment Trend

Personal Chefs — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17310
  • Median Salary 2007: 18010
  • Median Salary 2008: 18940
  • Median Salary 2009: 19285
  • Median Salary 2010: 19765
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

Short Order Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15390
  • Median Salary 2007: 15700
  • Median Salary 2008: 15780
  • Median Salary 2009: 16470
  • Median Salary 2010: 17600
  • Total Employed 2006: 3480
  • Total Employed 2007: 3490
  • Total Employed 2008: 3220
  • Total Employed 2009: 3610
  • Total Employed 2010: 4990

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

Food Preparation Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 13700
  • Median Salary 2007: 14360
  • Median Salary 2008: 15090
  • Median Salary 2009: 15980
  • Median Salary 2010: 17080
  • Total Employed 2006: 22160
  • Total Employed 2007: 27880
  • Total Employed 2008: 31200
  • Total Employed 2009: 31720
  • Total Employed 2010: 30240

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14680
  • Median Salary 2007: 15320
  • Median Salary 2008: 16240
  • Median Salary 2009: 16860
  • Median Salary 2010: 17830
  • Total Employed 2006: 1940
  • Total Employed 2007: 2440
  • Total Employed 2008: 2210
  • Total Employed 2009: 2050
  • Total Employed 2010: 2270

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

Cooks, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19530
  • Median Salary 2007: 21430
  • Median Salary 2008: 21350
  • Median Salary 2009: 18540
  • Median Salary 2010: 18760
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 820
  • Total Employed 2008: 1040
  • Total Employed 2009: 1900
  • Total Employed 2010: 1750

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: 24490
  • Median Salary 2007: 25420
  • Median Salary 2008: 26240
  • Median Salary 2009: 27120
  • Median Salary 2010: 27340
  • Total Employed 2006: 11880
  • Total Employed 2007: 12940
  • Total Employed 2008: 13490
  • Total Employed 2009: 13310
  • Total Employed 2010: 12780

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 14770
  • Median Salary 2007: 14330
  • Median Salary 2008: 15360
  • Median Salary 2009: 16030
  • Median Salary 2010: 18080
  • Total Employed 2006: 780
  • Total Employed 2007: 1030
  • Total Employed 2008: 960
  • Total Employed 2009: 950
  • Total Employed 2010: 780

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

Chefs and Head Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29560
  • Median Salary 2007: 33220
  • Median Salary 2008: 34650
  • Median Salary 2009: 34880
  • Median Salary 2010: 33250
  • Total Employed 2006: 1760
  • Total Employed 2007: 1930
  • Total Employed 2008: 1910
  • Total Employed 2009: 1780
  • Total Employed 2010: 1720

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

Fast Food Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 13470
  • Median Salary 2007: 14030
  • Median Salary 2008: 14960
  • Median Salary 2009: 15750
  • Median Salary 2010: 16660
  • Total Employed 2006: 13460
  • Total Employed 2007: 10240
  • Total Employed 2008: 10340
  • Total Employed 2009: 8430
  • Total Employed 2010: 7120

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

Food Batchmakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16690
  • Median Salary 2007: 17630
  • Median Salary 2008: 18830
  • Median Salary 2009: 19630
  • Median Salary 2010: 21190
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 920
  • Total Employed 2008: 850
  • Total Employed 2009: 950
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

Restaurant Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18080
  • Median Salary 2007: 18870
  • Median Salary 2008: 19950
  • Median Salary 2009: 20560
  • Median Salary 2010: 21290
  • Total Employed 2006: 9510
  • Total Employed 2007: 11430
  • Total Employed 2008: 10740
  • Total Employed 2009: 10960
  • Total Employed 2010: 11040

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

Institution and Cafeteria Cooks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14290
  • Median Salary 2007: 14980
  • Median Salary 2008: 15900
  • Median Salary 2009: 16790
  • Median Salary 2010: 18530
  • Total Employed 2006: 11520
  • Total Employed 2007: 11510
  • Total Employed 2008: 11410
  • Total Employed 2009: 11310
  • Total Employed 2010: 8210

Louisiana vs National Culinary Employment

Louisiana vs National Culinary Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 2.031% (81650)

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1. The Louisiana Culinary Institute

10550 Airline Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 769-8820

The Louisiana Culinary Institute offers two programs in culinary arts. Out of those, students are offered one culinary certificate by it and one culinary degree at the associate's level. This school is in the suburbs of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This school is the only culinary school in Louisiana. It is the third largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

2. Capital Area Technical College - Baton Rouge

3250 North Acadian Thruway East
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 359-9201

Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one culinary program. 3,900 students seek degrees in 33 programs at this school, overall. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fifth in the state of Louisiana.

3. Nunez Community College

3710 Paris Rd
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 278-6200

Nunez Community College offers two culinary programs. More specifically, it offers students one culinary certificate and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. It is located in the suburbs of Chalmette, Louisiana. It is a public 2-year institution.

4. Sowela Technical Community College

3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave
Lake Charles, LA 70616
(337) 491-2698

Sowela Technical Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Lake Charles, LA and this school offers one program in culinary arts. Overall, 2,620 students seek degrees in 36 programs at this technical college.

5. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Founded in 1964, Southern University at Shreveport is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This school, which is just a few miles from Shreveport, is located in a rural setting. This public school offers 18 certificates and 20 degrees at the associates level to students. 2,834 students pursued degrees from the 37 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as medical coding, biology, and science. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

6. Northwest Louisiana Technical College

814 Constable Street
Minden, LA 71055-0000
(318) 371-3035

Northwest Louisiana Technical College is in Minden, LA. This school offers two culinary programs. Of those, students are offered one culinary certificate by this technical college and one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts. This public school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering culinary programs.

7. The Crescent City Bartending School

209 N. Broad
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 822-3362

The Crescent City Bartending School, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New Orleans, LA and it offers one program in culinary arts. This school is one of 48 vocational schools in Louisiana. This school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering culinary arts in terms of programs.

8. Acadiana Technical College - Lafayette

1101 Bertrand Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506-4909
(337) 262-5962

Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown. This school offers two programs in culinary arts. Out of those, students are offered one culinary certificate by this school and one associate's level degree in culinary arts. 4,649 students seek degrees in 46 programs at this school, overall. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering culinary arts.

9. Northshore Technical College - Sullivan Main

1710 Sullivan Dr
Bogalusa, LA 70427
(985) 732-6640x100

Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main offers one program in culinary arts and it is in town of Bogalusa, Louisiana. This public school is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering culinary arts.

10. Central Louisiana Technical College - Alexandria

4311 South MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71302-3137
(318) 487-5443x160

Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in culinary arts. This school is a public 2-year institution.

11. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College offers five culinary programs. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in culinary arts by this college and three associate's level culinary arts degrees. This big college, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New Orleans, LA. It is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. It is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering culinary arts.

12. Nicholls State University

University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70310
(877) 642-4655

Nicholls State University, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Thibodaux, LA. This school offers two programs in culinary arts. More specifically, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in culinary arts and one degree at the bachelor's level in culinary arts. This public school is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering culinary programs.

13. Bossier Parish Community College

6220 East Texas
Bossier City, LA 71111-6922
(318) 678-6000x6206

Bossier Parish Community College, which is near Bossier City, is in a rural setting and it offers one culinary program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in culinary arts.