America’s Top 22 Culinary Schools

September 5, 2016

Culinary educations are evolving to connect foodservice to a bigger worldview that encompasses eating for health and wellness, sustainable practices, and an understanding of entrepreneurial business.

The shortage of skilled kitchen labor: That’s what everyone keeps talking about, and it isn’t going to change any time soon. The National Restaurant Association predicts 1.7 million new restaurant jobs will be created in the decade leading up to 2026. To answer this demand, top culinary schools around the country are working to keep the employment pipeline filled with well-trained graduates. For operators and chefs, it helps to know the best programs to