Best Choice Schools, a leading online source for college information at bestchoiceschools.com, has released a new ranking of the nation’s “50 Best Culinary Schools.”
The Culinary Arts program at Delgado Community College is ranked 15h on the list. The rankings are available online at http://www.bestchoiceschools.com/rankings/culinary-schools/
The list’s creators said they looked for schools that offer hands-on experience, internship/externship opportunities, student-operated restaurants, modern facilities and a solid reputation in the industry. They considered schools that were nationally accredited or accredited by the American Culinary Federation.
“We came up with our list of the 50 Best Programs and ranked them based on the information we reviewed and our overall impression of the school, information from the National Center for Education Statistics (College Navigator), internet reviews, and the school website. All of these schools offer quality programs which can help students be successful in the field of culinary arts,” says the Best Choice Schools website.
The Best Choice Schools 15 best culinary programs nationwide:
Delgado Community College Culinary Arts offers three different Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree programs for those who want to pursue a career as a chef, pastry artist or catering professional. Students are prepared for entry to mid-level positions in the culinary industry. The Chef Apprenticeship program allows students to study under some of the best chefs in New Orleans. Catering students learn how to set up both on and offsite catering. Pastry Arts students are prepared to work in pastry shops, hotels, and private bakeries. All programs and certificates require significant hands-on experience build upon a solid foundation of fundamentals in the field.
Delgado Community College, established in 1921, has grown into a multi-campus, widely diversified community college serving the entire New Orleans region. Part of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System and fully accredited by SACS, Delgado enrolls more than 15,000 students in degree, diploma and certificate programs, plus 10,000 others in non-credit, workforce development and continuing education.