Cooking Schools in Texas

Texas, which has an Arid climate, offers many possibilities for students seeking to advanced knowledge in almost any field of study. Cooking schools in Texas can help an aspiring cook gain the understanding and learning necessary for a successful career. Students have a choice of 26 cooking colleges in Texas to attend. 1,290 students were reported to have graduated from cooking programs in Texas in the 2008-2009 school year.

CitySchoolPrograms Offered
Cooking Schools in Alvin Alvin Community College
3110 Mustang Rd
Alvin, TX, 77511
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Austin Austin Community College District
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX, 78752
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Culinary Academy of Austin
6020-B Dillard Circle
Austin, TX, 78752
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Texas Culinary Academy
11400 Burnet Road Suite 2100
Austin, TX, 78758
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
The Art Institute of Austin
101 W. Louis Henna Blvd Suite 100
Austin, TX, 78728
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Bachelors in Restaurant Culinary and Catering Management / Manager
Cooking Schools in Baytown Lee College
511 S Whiting
Baytown, TX, 77520
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Corpus Christi Del Mar College
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX, 78404
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Restaurant Culinary and Catering Management / Manager
Cooking Schools in Dallas El Centro College
801 Main
Dallas, TX, 75202
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts-Dallas
11830 Webb Chapel Rd Ste 1200
Dallas, TX, 75234
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
The Art Institute of Dallas
8080 Park Lane #100
Dallas, TX, 75231
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Restaurant Culinary and Catering Management / Manager
Cooking Schools in El Paso El Paso Community College
919 Hunter Drive
El Paso, TX, 79915
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Fort Worth Tarrant County College District
1500 Houston St
Fort Worth, TX, 76102
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Galveston Galveston College
4015 Ave Q
Galveston, TX, 77550
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Garland Remington College-Dallas Campus
1800 Eastgate Dr
Garland, TX, 75041
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Houston Culinary Institute Inc
7070 Allensby
Houston, TX, 77022
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Cooking and Related Culinary Arts
Houston Community College
3100 Main Street
Houston, TX, 77266
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
The Art Institute of Houston
1900 Yorktown Street
Houston, TX, 77056
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Restaurant Culinary and Catering Management / Manager
  • Bachelors in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Mcallen South Texas College
3201 W Pecan
McAllen, TX, 78502
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Mount Pleasant Northeast Texas Community College
2886 FM 1735
Mount Pleasant, TX, 75455
  • Certification in Culinary Arts and Related Services
Cooking Schools in Odessa Odessa College
201 W University
Odessa, TX, 79764
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Pasadena San Jacinto Community College
8060 Spencer Hwy
Pasadena, TX, 77501
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Certification in Restaurant Culinary and Catering Management / Manager
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Plano Collin County Community College District
4800 Preston Park Blvd.
Plano, TX, 75093
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in San Antonio St Philips College
1801 Martin Luther King Dr
San Antonio, TX, 78203
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Restaurant Culinary and Catering Management / Manager
Cooking Schools in Sweetwater Texas State Technical College-West Texas
300 Homer K. Taylor Drive
Sweetwater, TX, 79556
  • Certification in Restaurant Culinary and Catering Management / Manager
  • Associates in Restaurant Culinary and Catering Management / Manager
Cooking Schools in Texarkana Texarkana College
2500 N Robison Rd
Texarkana, TX, 75599
  • Certification in Cooking and Related Culinary Arts
  • Certification in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
  • Associates in Culinary Arts / Chef Training
Cooking Schools in Weslaco Advanced Barber College and Hair Design
2818 S International
Weslaco, TX, 78596
  • Certification in Personal and Culinary Services

Cooking Salaries in Texas

City 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile 90th Percentile Average
Alvin $16,598.57 $19,498.57 $23,270.00 $27,887.14 $33,905.71 $24,461.43
Austin $17,254.29 $19,950.00 $24,160.00 $28,952.86 $34,594.29 $24,884.29
Baytown $16,598.57 $19,498.57 $23,270.00 $27,887.14 $33,905.71 $24,461.43
Corpus Christi $12,685.71 $13,804.29 $15,551.43 $18,625.71 $22,020.00 $16,444.29
Dallas $17,037.14 $19,510.00 $23,120.00 $28,520.00 $35,178.57 $24,661.43
El Paso $15,668.57 $17,212.86 $22,028.57 $25,497.14 $28,800.00 $21,880.00
Fort Worth $16,861.43 $19,521.43 $23,298.57 $28,348.57 $33,465.71 $24,248.57
Galveston $16,598.57 $19,498.57 $23,270.00 $27,887.14 $33,905.71 $24,461.43
Garland $17,037.14 $19,510.00 $23,120.00 $28,520.00 $35,178.57 $24,661.43
Houston $16,598.57 $19,498.57 $23,270.00 $27,887.14 $33,905.71 $24,461.43
McAllen $15,517.14 $16,987.14 $19,610.00 $22,741.43 $26,440.00 $20,327.14
Mount Pleasant $17,124.29 $18,724.29 $21,335.71 $24,895.71 $28,738.57 $22,641.43
Odessa $15,392.00 $17,058.00 $19,868.00 $23,868.00 $27,764.00 $20,718.00
Pasadena $16,598.57 $19,498.57 $23,270.00 $27,887.14 $33,905.71 $24,461.43
Plano $17,037.14 $19,510.00 $23,120.00 $28,520.00 $35,178.57 $24,661.43
San Antonio $16,192.86 $17,841.43 $21,398.57 $27,054.29 $32,414.29 $23,050.00
Sweetwater $15,654.29 $17,065.71 $19,167.14 $22,875.71 $28,802.86 $20,578.57
Texarkana $17,098.57 $18,440.00 $21,178.57 $27,355.71 $31,080.00 $22,800.00
Weslaco $15,517.14 $16,987.14 $19,610.00 $22,741.43 $26,440.00 $20,327.14

Cooking Jobs in Texas

Cooking Careers

ProfessionSkills RequiredDuties Performed
Prep Cook
      Chef
      • Management of Personnel Resources: Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
      • Programming: Writing computer programs for various purposes.
      • Science: Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
      • Determine production schedules and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services.
      • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
      • Analyze recipes to assign prices to menu items, based on food, labor, and overhead costs.
      Institutional Culinary Artist
      • Monitoring: Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
      • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
      • Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
      • Plan menus that are varied, nutritionally balanced, and appetizing, taking advantage of foods in season and local availability.
      • Take inventory of supplies and equipment.
      • Wash pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment.

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