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Career Area: Hospitality and Tourism
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-317-1
Approximately 2 Years 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 Manager with chefs

Culinary Management Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Line Cook
Catering Chef
Restaurant Manager

Average Median Wage


Culinary Management Programs

The Culinary Management program prepares students to enter management and supervisory positions in restaurants, institutional and health care facilities, and the marketing segment of the food service industry. Students enrolled in the Culinary Management program will be expected to develop an understanding of the many types of food service facilities and the operations of each through performance-based instruction. General food service skills as well as specialized training opportunities will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully train and supervise employees as well as to operate a food service establishment. The general content of this program is intended to supply a wide background in a diverse area of the industry while concentrating on the integrated strands of computer applications, critical thinking, human relations skills, organizational skills, clinical experiences, and the Hazard Analysis at Critical Control Point (HACCP) food safety system.

Culinary Management Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
CVTC Culinary Management at CVTC
Nicolet College Culinary Management at Nicolet College
Northeast Culinary Management at Northeast
Waukesha County Culinary Management at Waukesha County