Do you have a passion for food?
Chefs and cooks oversee food preparation at restaurants and other places where food is served. Characteristics of a chef or cook include creativity, curiosity, and endurance. If this sounds like you, a career in Culinary Arts may be for you.
Career Pathways: Restaurant Chef, Personal Chef, Caterer, Baker or Pastry Chef, Food Service or Restaurant Manager or Business Owner.
Job Outlook: Employment for chefs and head cooks is expected to grow 6% from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average.
Typical Salary: The median annual wage was $51,530 in May 2019.