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Career Area: Hospitality and Tourism
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-316-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Culinary assistant helps out in the commercial kitchen

Culinary Assistant Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Culinary Assistant
Kitchen Assistant
Catering Assistant
Assistant Baker
Prep Cook

Average Median Wage


Culinary Assistant Programs

Skillful cooks are essential to the success of food service establishments, and they contribute significantly to clients' enjoyment in restaurants, supper clubs, hotels, resorts, hospitals, schools, and residential facilities. Food service is a growing field in today's economic picture, and career opportunities are predicted to increase in the twenty-first century. In the Culinary Assistant program, students learn basic theory and techniques of food production and service through a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on experience. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the food service industry wherever food is prepared in quantity.

Culinary Assistant Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Gateway Culinary Assistant at Gateway
Lakeshore Culinary Technical Diploma at Lakeshore
Milwaukee Area Culinary Assistant at Milwaukee Area
Moraine Park Culinary Assistant at Moraine Park
Nicolet College Culinary Assistant at Nicolet College
Northcentral Culinary Assistant at Northcentral