Culinary Schools – Baking & Pastry Schools
Hospitality & Restaurant Management Schools in Massachusetts
If you are interested in going to a top rated cooking school in Massachusetts, check out some of the culinary and hospitality management schools below. We have searched the available programs to bring you some of the best schools in the country.
A great place to live if you're interested in a career in culinary arts or hospitality management, the tourism industry is one of the largest sectors of the economy in Massachusetts.
In addition to playing an important part in our nation's history (Boston is commonly referred to as "The Cradle of Liberty"), Massachusetts is known for its maritime traditions, from whale watching to commercial fishing. As higher education is also at the forefront of Massachusetts industry, culinary and hospitality students will feel right at home in the "Bay State."
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.
TOP PICKS FOR CULINARY SCHOOLS IN MASSACHUSETTS
Cambridge School of Culinary Arts
The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts offers programs in Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts. For over 40 years, CSCA has assisted developing culinary passion and expertise in a nurturing environment. They have helped thousands of students pursue their culinary education within their kitchens.
Cambridge Campus - 2020 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02140
Middlesex Community College
Students learn the ins and outs of the food and beverage industry in a state of the art kitchen facility. During the program, students are exposed to a variety of culinary skills and learn to work together in teams similar to what they will encounter in the industry.
Lowell Campus - 33 Kearney Sq, Lowell, MA 01852
Developed in 1989 by Programs in Food & Wine Founding Director Rebecca Alssid along with legendary chefs Julia Child and Jacques Pépin, this intensive, semester-long program exposes students to classic French techniques and international cuisines. Merging the best aspects of traditional culinary arts study with hands-on instruction in BU’s state-of-the-art laboratory kitchen, the program provides insight into the food industry and prepares students for a wide variety of jobs.
Boston Campus - 808 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215
Holyoke Community College
Whether you want to make a name as a chef, start your own restaurant, or build a career in travel and tourism, you'll graduate with the skills you need to transfer to a four-year institution or enter the workforce right away.
Holyoke Campus - 303 Homestead Ave., Holyoke, MA 01040