Wisconsin is known for two things, cheese and beer. And while they make excellent varieties of both, that is not the all there is to the culinary scene in Wisconsin. Creative restaurants are opening up across the state that make use of local meats and produce to produce internationally inspired dishes. Many of the ambitious chefs leading this charge are graduates of Wisconsin culinary schools. Working with seasoned instructors using sophisticated, modern equipment, the graduates of Wisconsin culinary schools get a comprehensive education in all the skills required of a professional chef. Upon graduation you will be able to start your exciting new career in one of Madison, Milwaukee or Green Bay’s premier restaurants. Choose from online or in person classroom options available now at many Wisconsin culinary schools.
As a Wisconsin culinary professional, you will:
- Bake, roast, grill, broil, or fry meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
- Check freshness of food and ingredients before cooking.
- Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes.
- Clean work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, and silverware.
Some career figures for culinary professionals in Wisconsin:
- Average annual salary: $21,800
- Currently employed: 15,740
- Employment outlook: 13% Growth over the next ten years
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
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