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Culinary Arts Program

The culinary arts program at Johnson & Wales University – Denver prepares students for a career as an executive chef, restaurateur, food and beverage manager, food writer, research chef, or a culinary educator. The program focuses on cooking related services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments. Program courses include: recipe and menu planning, preparing and cooking foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, managing food supplies and kitchen resources, food presentation, and a variety of cuisines and culinary techniques. Get more details below including other Washington colleges that offer culinary arts program.

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Johnson & Wales University – Denver

18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA

Students Enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Johnson & Wales University – Denver has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2019)

Associate's Degree88
Bachelor's Degree41

Students by Gender (2019)


Students by Race (2019)

American Indian3
Multiple Races9
Non Resident Alien2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2020: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Culinary Arts program at Johnson & Wales University – Denver, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Chefs and Head Cooks


Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, chefs and head cooks employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.9% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Hourly Rate: $26.99
    • Average Annual Salary: $56130
  • Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 160
    • Average Hourly Rate: $22.24
    • Average Annual Salary: $46250

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers


Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.

Cooks, Private Household


Prepare meals in private homes. Includes personal chefs.

Cooks, Restaurant


Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts in restaurants. May order supplies, keep records and accounts, price items on menu, or plan menu.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, cooks, restaurant employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 12
    • Average Hourly Rate: $13.58
    • Average Annual Salary: $28250
  • Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 2
    • Average Hourly Rate: $12.65
    • Average Annual Salary: $26310

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Johnson & Wales University – Denver accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Johnson & Wales University – Denver may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Intercollegiate Athletics

Johnson & Wales University – Denver is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III without football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
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