1170 Market Street - San Francisco, CA 94102
The Art Institute of California—San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University is not currently enrolling students.
Read, Read and Read Some MoreOne of the best suggestions I have for anyone thinking of going to culinary school or just getting into the restaurant industry is to read everything you can get your hands on. Learn from professional chefs who have worked in the industry and those who have taught in culinary schools.
There are many great books available to get you started in your culinary education and I suggest you read as much as possible before making that big decision to make sure this is the right move for you. Below is just a sample of books you might be interested in checking out.
For a much more comprehensive list of books for aspiring culinary, baking and restaurant management students, I suggest checking out my post on books for future culinary students and chefs.
Going to School in San Francisco, CA
San Francisco is a city based on innovation, planned development, community service, and family values. In addition to these core principals, San Francisco is also known as a diverse and eclectic place to live. As such it is no surprise that San Francisco has become the economic heart of the region.
San Francisco is located just 35 miles east of Los Angeles, and is widely considered as the inland region's population and job growth center. Leading the way in the sectors of logistics and high technology, San Francisco is fast becoming Southern California's next urban center. With it's urban housing and lifestyle, and it's high quality office development, San Francisco is attracting the attention of many large professional firms. In addition, the city is home to a healthy arts community, which bodes will for the creative culinary arts student.
While home to a pro-business environment with a highly skilled work force, San Francisco also features reasonable lease rates, superior transportation, and historic districts which offer street after tree-lined street of historic Craftsman Bungalow, Period Revival, Victorian, Mission and Ranch style homes.
San Francisco offers prospective culinary students a quality of life that can't be beat!