- Joined Dec 10, 2002
hi everyone i'm new to the forums and have a small question. i'm 18 and have wanted to be a chef ever since i can remember. i am now at the point where i am going to be going to culinary school within the next 6 months and am wanting advice. i want to end up in high end establishments (ex. not bar and grill) and am wondering if getting a 2 year asociate degree from a junior college would be good enough to get into that field?....i'm either considering my local junior college that is supposed to have a good 2 year culinary program or i'm thinking of either the CIA or NECI...i'm sure that the cia and neci will look alot better on a resume but would it stop me from getting hired if i got the one from a jc instead?..the 40 grand i would save would be nice but i want to take the right route that will get me where i want to go if that makes any sense.....thanks in advance for any advice.