Culinary Arts Management A.A.S.

Culinary students working in the kitchen

Cook up a career.

In the SUNY Morrisville Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program in culinary arts management, you will literally prepare your future.

The curriculum truly highlights the art of culinary, focusing on cooking, baking, nutrition, pastry, stocks, sauces, garde manger, and meat and seafood fabrication. Mix in courses such as accounting, purchasing and cost control, sales and marketing, along with a summer cooperative experience in the industry, and your résumé will sizzle as you enter the workplace.

The icing on the cake? Your final semester capstone course will have you assisting in the operations of the Morrisville’s Copper Turret Restaurant, which serves as an outstanding applied learning laboratory. 

Upon graduation, you will be well-prepped to work as a sous chef, line cook, kitchen manager, pastry chef and shift manager in restaurants, schools, and health care and university food operations.

Like many of our students, you may choose to continue your studies at Morrisville through our Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree program in resort & recreation service management.

During your studies, you also can take advantage of membership in the following professional organizations:

Labor Market Data

SUNY Morrisville provides Burning Glass labor market data to illustrate current trends in careers related to our academic programs. The below information is drawn from Burning Glass's data for job postings related to this program in the Northeast United States (New York, Delaware, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont) between Oct. 1, 2018 and Sept. 30, 2019.

Market Salary

Market Salary shows the salary that graduates who remain in the region can expect to find with their degree. Expect to earn a salary close to the median (50th percentile) with your degree from SUNY Morrisville. Your actual salary could be lower (10th percentile) or higher (90th percentile), depending on factors such as location and certification requirements.

Top 10 Regional Employers for this Program

The list below displays the regional employers who have had the most job postings requiring skills you’d gain from this program.

  1. Compass Group Plc United States
  2. Compass Group
  3. Aramark
  4. Sodexo
  5. Whole Foods Market, Inc.
  6. Marriott International Incorporated
  7. Healthcare Services Group Incorporated
  8. Panera Bread
  9. BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.
  10. Pared

Top 10 Job Titles for this Program

These are the job titles you are most likely to see listings for, when graduating from this program.

  1. Cook
  2. Line Cook
  3. Chef
  4. Prep Cook
  5. Sous Chef
  6. Executive Chef
  7. Grill Cook
  8. Baker
  9. Cake Decorator
  10. Pizza Maker

Program Faculty/Staff

Associate Professor
Assistant Professor