Illinois Culinary Colleges community colleges in Illinois

biscuit and soup Culinary Community colleges in Illinois--good value in culinary educations.

College of DuPage

Illinois Culinary Colleges in DuPage, Illinois--25 miles west of Chicago. There is a new Culinary and Hospitality Center. The college prepares you to become a chef or start your own restaurant. Offers the following Culinary and Hospitality Management programs:

  • A.A.S. in Culinary Arts
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts
  • A.A.S. Degree in Food Service Administration
  • Degree in Hospitality Management
  • Certificates in Hospitality Operations, Hospitality Foundations, Hospitality Sales and Marketing, and Resort Management.
  • Degree or Certificate in Baking and Pastry Arts

French or Italian culinary trips are an option.

  • Full daytime schedule.
  • No on-campus housing but there is a bulletin board listing of housing.
  • Costs listed on website.
  • Transfer listings with 4-year colleges in the area.

425 Fawell Blvd | Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
College of DuPage-Culinary

Illinois Culinary Colleges: Joliet Junior College

High School students can attend a "Chef for a Day Program" and find out what it is like to be in the culinary program.

Degrees and certificate programs in a comprehensive Culinary Arts program and Hospitality Management of 72/66 semester hours.

There is a study abroad program.

There is an advanced professional cooking course.

The international cuisines course looks interesting, covering world cuisines and fine dining and gourmet cooking.

1215 Houbolt Road | Joliet, IL 60431
Joliet Junior College

Watch this video, "Industry of Opportunity," by the Restaurant Association -- and be inspired. The restaurant business is the 2nd largest private employer in America.

Illinois Culinary Colleges: Southwestern Illinois College

For entry level chef or restaurant management positions, food service managers, assistant catering managers, hotel management (depends on program). Culinary Arts and Food Management Programs which require 3 semesters for completion:

  • AAS Degree in Applied Science
  • Food Service Certificate
  • Food Service and Management Certificae
  • Culinary Arts Certificate

  • There is an accelerated degree program for those who already have a degree from an approved college--27 hour program.
  • Student and career support.
  • Cost information on website
  • There is a transfer program.

4950 Maryville Rd. | Granite City, IL 62040
618.235.2700 5436
Southwestern Illinois College

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