Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology boasts one of the industry’s premier culinary arts programs featuring:
Diverse and experienced faculty of professional chefs
Proven up-to-date teaching methods
Low student-to-faculty ratio
State-of-the-art equipment and facilities
Develop wide knowledge and skill in areas such as purchasing practices, serving etiquette, table setup, meat identification and fabrication, customer service, dining room management, quantity food preparation, preparing gourmet breads, desserts and entrées.
The average annual salary for entry level assistant chefs is very competitive. Executive chefs earn even higher annual salaries depending on location and ability. With paid internships as part of the program curriculum, students can begin earning even before graduation!
With 100% job placement among graduates who earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts from OSU Institute of Technology, graduates can work with hotel chains, vacation resorts, cruise ships, country clubs, hospitals, schools, corporate cafeterias and conferences. Graduates also become ServSafe certified.
Advancement in the food service industry is available based on experience, maturity and by taking advantage of continuing education opportunities.