The overall economic impact of the restaurant industry is estimated at $1.8 trillion, and the culinary field is expected to add 1.3 million jobs over the next decade.* A degree from Kendall will enhance your career opportunities and give you a competitive advantage in your job search after graduation. In fact, 93% of our December 2013 graduates reported employment within 6 months! Furthermore, the Culinary Advisory Board impacts your professional development by providing networking and job opportunities.
Our deep industry ties give you exposure to some of the best culinary minds of today. Our culinary faculty consists of restaurant owners, master chefs and published authors.
In this program, you will gain a better understanding of:
Basic culinary arts business principles, including operations, accounting, management theory, marketing and business decision making
Local and international culinary techniques
Preparation of high quality culinary arts products and a strong quality assurance process
Best practices in safety and sanitation standards
Management of food and beverage industry sustainability programs
Familiarity with ingredients, seasonality, purchasing and inventory management
In addition, you will engage in the following practical applications:
Integration of theoretical knowledge into real-world kitchen environments
The implementation of quality standards for food preparation including safety and sanitation
Sufficient repetition and practice time for skill development
Integration of modern and innovative trends arising on the international culinary arts scene
Ability to make socially responsible culinary business decisions
Acting as an effective culinary arts team leader
Identifying culinary arts business development opportunities
How to cook creatively
Students from more than 80 countries have attended Kendall, and one in eight students is international. This global perspective in the classroom and kitchen is unique to Kendall.