Interested in furthering your studies? Hundreds of culinary schools and nearly 1,000 college-level programs specialize in restaurant or hospitality management. Formal certification programs also are available in several disciplines.

Areas of study include: culinary arts, baking and pastry, restaurant or foodservice management, and hospitality management. Culinary and baking/pastry programs tend to be kitchen-focused, with instruction on food preparation and skills, whereas management programs concentrate on the business of running a restaurant, hotel or other hospitality operation.

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