Dallas, Texas has 2 culinary schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in culinary. Dallas has a general population of 1,188,580 and an overall student population of 78,238. Approximately 9,958 of Dallas's students are enrolled in schools that offer culinary programs.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Dallas is the largest culinary school in Dallas, based on student population. Approximately 356 students graduated in 2010 from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Dallas with credentials in culinary.
A reported 395 students graduated with credentials in culinary in Dallas in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,265 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a culinary program in Dallas.
If you plan on staying in Dallas after graduating from culinary school, you should know that job prospects for chefs in Dallas, which is the most popular culinary profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 chefs in Texas were working in the greater Dallas area. By the year 2018, the number of chefs is expected to increase by 27% in Dallas. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chefs.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chef in Dallas is $19,070 per year, which is higher than the average for chefs state-wide.