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Best culinary schools in Tennessee

By Remington College Posted March 4, 2019

Tennessee, like many other states, has seen its tourism numbers skyrocket. Not only is the state breaking tourism records, but it's also the fastest-growing state for international travel in the U.S. Known for its beautiful mountains, vibrant music scene and desirable tourist destinations, Tennessee has much to offer travelers. Also on the list ' its extensive culinary landscape.

With millions of visitors coming to Tennessee each year, the need for new restaurants is increasing. All over the state, new eateries are opening their doors and established favorites are trying new dining concepts. In fact, leisure and hospitality saw the largest net gain in jobs of any sector in the state for Q1 of 2018'meaning opportunities in the industry are on the rise. 1, 3

Attending a culinary institute can help give you the skills you need to break into this growing field. And when looking for a culinary arts school, you shouldn't settle for anything less than the best.

Remington College recently announced a new Culinary Skills Essentials Diploma program at the Memphis campus. Because the college aims to help students learn from the best experts in their fields, Remington has partnered with the renowned Kathy Wakile for 'Remington College presents Kathy Wakile's Real Culinary Kitchen.'

A reality celebrity, national best-selling author, entrepreneur, restaurateur and dessert expert, Kathy Wakile has turned her passion into a successful business. Now, she will serve as an inspiration and role model to Culinary Skills Essentials students in Tennessee.

Those students will also have the best tools to help them succeed. Wakile has worked with Remington College to build a modern and functional culinary lab for students as part of the College's Culinary Training Center.

Finally, students in Remington College's Culinary Skills Essentials Diploma program will receive a wide base of training in foodservice operations, best practices, safety and sanitation. They receive hands-on experience working in an instructor-supervised kitchen as well as training in restaurant management, nutrition, event planning and small business management.

Some of the coursework is completed online to provide flexibility and the opportunity to learn the background information needed before beginning the cooking classes in the kitchen.  In as few as eight months, the training program will give students the opportunity to learn the practical skills and knowledge necessary to prepare appetizers, sauces, entrees and desserts.1

With a strong background in culinary essentials, students may be ready for a number of positions in the foodservice industry.2

If you want a great culinary career, you need great culinary classes. Remington College can help you on your path to success. Think this Culinary Skills Essentials Diploma is right for you? Get more information here.

1 BLS statistics represent state job growth expectations and are not necessarily reflective of local market.

2 Program completion times may vary based on individual performance/circumstances. Individual results may vary.

3Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.