Culinary Schools in Michigan

Michigan Culinary Baking and Hospitality Management Schools

Best Culinary Schools – Baking & Pastry Schools
Hospitality & Restaurant Management Schools in Michigan

Interested in attending culinary arts school? How about going to college for hospitality management? If you’re trying to find a top culinary or hospitality management school in Michigan, check out the selected campuses below for more information.

From the Mackinac Bridge to the streets of Detroit, the state of Michigan is a beautiful place to live, rich in both history and diversity. While the automotive industry has declined in recent years, cities such as Grand Rapids, Holland, and Kalamazoo have experienced steady growth, and offer a wealth of opportunity for the prospective culinary and hospitality management student. With beautiful beaches, mild summers, and picturesque winters, Michigan is a great place to live!

Attending school for the culinary arts, baking/pastry or hospitality management is a great step forward in your career. Whether you're looking to become a professional chef, or manage a restaurant, you've probably got some questions.

How much is it going to cost? Do I need a high school education? Is there any financial aid available? How do I apply? The best way to get answers to these questions is to contact the school directly by clicking on the links provided. The school's website will answer most of you questions and provide contact information to help you get started.

Is There a Top Culinary, Baking or Hospitality Management School Near You?

There are many good schools in this state offering programs in culinary arts, baking, pastry and hospitality management. The right one for you will depend on many factors including location, programs offered, cost and scholarship availability. You'll find community colleges, both for profit and not for profit schools, big institutions and smaller establishments. The schools listed below are some of my top picks based on accreditation, reputations and student reviews.

 

MY TOP MICHIGAN CULINARY SCHOOL PICKS

Culinary Institute of Michigan – A Division of Baker College

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The Culinary Institute of Michigan, a division of Baker College is located

The college offers a Certificate and Associates Degree in Baking & Pastry, Associates Degree in Culinary Arts and an Associates Degree in Food & Beverage Management.

Muskegon Campus

 


 

Dorsey Schools

The Dorsey Schools have two campuses in Michigan. Dorsey Schools of Michigan has the ingredients that can help you succeed in launching your new cooking career. Dorsey Schools provides perfectly blended career training that is designed to help students launch their new cooking career in the culinary field.

Waterford-Pontiac, MI Campus  (A branch campus of Madison Heights) – 440 N. Telegraph Road Pontiac, Michigan 48341

Roseville Culinary Academy Campus (A branch campus of Madison Heights) – 31522 Gratiot Roseville, MI 48066

 


 

Henry Ford College

Henry Ford College Culinary School

The Henry Ford College offers Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management courses and are available day or evening/weekend and students can attend full or part-time.  The school also offers a certificate of Achievment in Baking and Pastry.  Their programs are built on a model used by exceptional European schools that require hours of hands-on lab experience and co-op (internships) where students work in industry as part of their coursework.

Dearborn Campus – 5101 Evergreen Rd. Dearborn


 

Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids Community College Culinary School

The Secchia Institute for Culinary Education is located at 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids.  With degrees in Culinary Arts, Culinary Management, Baking and Pastry, Craft Brewing and Hospitality Management plus certificates in becoming a personal chef, their mission is to prepare students for successful careers in the hospitality field by providing superior theoretical and hands-on education in the classical and modern culinary arts.

 


 

Northwest Michigan College Great Lakes Culinary Institute

At NMC’s Great Lakes Culinary Institute, where students “learn by doing,” you’ll receive training that will give you the competitive advantage in this field. The Culinary Arts Program prepares you for entry-level chef and kitchen management positions. Consideration is given to the science and techniques associated with the selection, preparation and serving of foods to large and small groups.

Great Lakes Campus – 715 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49686 (next to the Holiday Inn)

 


 

Les Cheneaux Culinary School

Located in the quaint, 170-year-old village of Hessel, and overlooking its charming marina, the Les Cheneaux Culinary School is housed in what was formerly the Hessel Bay Inn, which has been completely renovated to architecturally reflect the iconic, old boat houses that dot the channels which weave throughout the 36 wooded islands. Opening in September, 2014, as a boutique culinary school in a state-of-the-art facility, eight students with a passion for cooking are taking part in an in depth, one-year program with an open-lesson plan devoted to hands-on experience in learning all aspects of a professional kitchen as they occur in a real environment.

Hassel Campus – 186 S Pickford Ave, Hessel, MI 49745

 


Kalamazoo Valley Community College

The culinary arts & sustainable food systems is an associate of applied science degree at the Kalamazoo Valley Community College. This new program of study was developed with advisory groups of chefs, farmers, food processors/distributors, and food industry entrepreneurs incorporating the latest professional culinary standards. Graduates of the program will work as chefs or food entrepreneurs in a variety of settings using their “farm to table” competencies to positively impact health.

Kalamazoo Campus – 6767 West O Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49003

 

MY TOP MICHIGAN COOKING CLASSES FOR HOME COOKS

Simply Good Kitchen

After 5 years of teaching out of their home and their inability to breakdown a barring wall to enlarge the space, they rented a retail storefront in Birmingham. Where they are now. Enjoying the art of simple, good food. Their in-house store offers a vast selection of bistro style food. The cooking classes continue to sell-out.

Birmingham Location – 1105 South Adams Road, Birmingham, MI 48009

 

 

 

 

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