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Degrees and certificates in the Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality program may lead to the following jobs or careers:
review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.
All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence
El Centro College offers an
online job board for culinary students. Employers, you can
submit your openings online. Questions? Contact
The Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex’s thriving tourist and convention businesses create strong demand for qualified personnel in a competitive food and hospitality industry.
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth of 30% for chefs and head cooks and 24% for food service managers through 2024.
Food service plays a major role in work at:
Salaries vary widely according to the type and size of the food service operation. A large metropolitan area such as the DFW metroplex has more career possibilities than average, with higher salary ranges.