hiring a student - a few questions

Discussion in 'General Culinary School Discussions' started by yakapo, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. yakapo

    yakapo

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    Just a few questions about hiring a culinary student:

    1.  Are there any culinary schools near Frisco, TX?

    2.  If my wife and I were going to hire a culinary student to prepare a bunch of meals once a week, how much should I pay them per hour?   I was considering $13-$15 per hour for a student with minimal experience (if any at all).  I don't want to insult anyone - we are a middle class family.  My wife is nursing our 9 month old and has lost too much weight.  I'm at work most of the time so we really need to hire some help.  We used to have a "mommy helper" but right now we just need someone to help prep meals.  

    3.  Would it be appropriate to ask them to clean the dishes / kitchen when finished?  Once again, I hope I'm not offending anyone.

    4.  Would it be ok to invite them to eat with us?  (silly question perhaps)   
     
  2. pastrycake

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    I know there le cordon bleu in dallas which is a culinary school. There is also an art institute and el centero community college and collins college that offers culinary programs.
    I am near dfw airport and interested in baking.
    I cannot answer your other questions but hope someone else here can!
     
  3. Iceman

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    I suggest that you go to the nearest culinary school to where you live and speak to a councilor.  Tell them the same story that you just told us.  I'd guess that they'd have a number of interested students for you to speak with in a week.  If not, talk/ask  about why, then go to the next closest school and try again. 
     
  4. yakapo

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    Thanks!
     
  5. yakapo

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    pm sent.