Is an Online Cooking Education Possible?

Yes! Penn Foster Career School, the highest ranking online cooking school, is an accredited US institution offering programs to train individuals to become outstanding chefs, cooks, sous chefs, line cooks, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, at present there are 94,300 people employed as chefs and head cooks alone in America, and their average annual salary is $44,240. Cooks, private household make on average $27,720 per year and there are about 770 of them employed today. Online schools like Penn Foster Career School have been proven to help successfully launch workers into this field.

Cooking Common Job Tasks
  • cutting vegetables
  • mixing ingredients
  • frying ingredients
  • ordering ingredients
  • tasting desserts and other plates
  • cleaning vegetables
  • checking quality of ingredients
  • placing items in shallow pans to be cooled down
  • preparing entrees
  • coming up with new recipes
Popular Journals & Magazines Cooking Organizations Related Professions Currently in Demand
  • Personal Chef
  • Culinary Professor
  • Head Chef
  • Restaurant Service
  • Airline Food Service
  • Nutritionist
  • Catering Manager
  • Executive Chef
  • Sous-Chef
  • Kitchen Manager
Top Cities for Cooking
  • Phoenix
  • Memphis
  • San Francisco
  • Austin
  • Miami
  • Round Rock
  • New York City
  • San Diego
  • Kansas City
  • San Jose
Top States for Cooking
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Tennessee
  • Louisiana
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • California
  • Kansas
  • Illinois
  • Washington DC
Common Cooking Degree Program Names
  • BA in Catering
  • BA in Baking
  • AA in Catering
  • AA in Baking
  • AA in Beverage Management
  • BA in Culinary Arts
  • BA in Beverage Management
  • AA in Culinary Arts
  • BS In Hospitality Management
  • AA in Hospitality Mangement
Common Cooking Course Titles
  • Cookery
  • Vegetarian cooking
  • Cooking cuisine
  • Thai cooking
  • Domestic Cooking
  • Chinese Cooking
  • Continental Cooking
  • Bakery
  • Pastry
  • Non Vegetarian

Cooking Programs by State & City