When it comes to the culinary industry, having great technique and real-world experience is critical. During the 18-month culinary arts degree program, you will spend time in our kitchens every day learning and practicing your craft. You also will experience an 8-week externship to practice and polish your skills in the pressure of a real-world setting.
Externships are designed to provide you with industry experience in a fast-paced kitchen, to make valuable culinary contacts, and to make you more competitive for future job opportunities.
You might complete your externship for:
-Fine dining restaurants
-Food service companies
-Hospitality and travel companies, such as resorts or casinos
Your chef instructors and the career placement department will be able to help you identify all of the different career options available and where your strengths fall.
To find out more about the 8-week externship that is part of the 18-month culinary arts degree program, schedule a visit to Culinary Institute of St. Louis today using the "Get Started Today!" form at the top of the page!