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Culinary Arts

Job Opportunities

Our Culinary Arts program boasts a 100 percent placement rate for students who want local or nation-wide employment in hotels, restaurants, private clubs and other food service facilities. In the Spokane area, graduates can expect salary ranges of $6 to $10 per hour to start, ranging up to $50,000 a year for top chef positions.

Additionally, students network and make job contacts with important industry leaders through participation in food shows, exclusive dinner presentations, professional conferences, and local charity events.

How can I hire an SCC student?

Industry Support

Our program enjoys enthusiastic support from local restaurateurs who participate on our advisory committee for curriculum excellence. Local business owners, managers, and chefs contact program faculty and staff on a regular basis to advertise job openings to students and graduates and meet with faculty to discuss curriculum issues and industry needs.

Practice Makes Perfect!

A full-service gourmet training restaurant, Orlando's, complements the Culinary Arts program by providing students with complete, hands-on, real life experiences. Orlando’s features industry standard equipment and facilities.

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Janet Breedlove
(509) 533-7283

Spokane Community College
1810 N. Greene St.
Spokane, WA 99217-5399
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