What degree do i go for???

Discussion in 'General Culinary School Discussions' started by mattcarter, Sep 23, 2016.

  1. mattcarter

    mattcarter

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    I am a hs senior and i have been debating on whether or not i should go for a bachelors in culinary arts or should i get my degree in either management or hospitality while working on being a line cook on the side.
     
  2. cheflayne

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    What are your goals and aspirations?
     
  3. mattcarter

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    I planned on being a line chef because I enjoy cooking and eventually open my own either catering business or restaurant/cafe
     
  4. cheflayne

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    This would be my suggestion
    with a heavy emphasis on business classes. That degree coupled with working as a line cook while in school would be a solid base of well rounded knowledge and experience from which to pursue your goals.
     
  5. jimyra

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    If you want to work in the hotel/resort industry lean toward hospitality management.  If you want to cook a degree in culinary arts with a minor in business and a strong internship.is good.  If you have time a job on the side gets you even more experience. Cheyenne's suggestion is also a good one.