Take your culinary skills to a professional level in our Culinary Arts program. Learn basic and specialized culinary principles and techniques, and get the hands-on experience that could land you in the culinary job of your dreams. Bon appétit!

Hospitality is a big contributor to the Texas economy. More than 1.3 million people work in retail and hospitality fields in Texas, making the state the second-largest employer in the leisure and hospitality sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018 data. In other words, Texas needs people in the hospitality industry. It’s a great place to get into the kitchen and into a career!

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Our Career Services team takes your future seriously. We work diligently to connect our highly skilled students and alumni to our ever-growing network of companies across the state. That’s why Texas State Technical College boasts such a high job placement rate.

Our staff also provides comprehensive career planning services. We help with resume and cover letter writing, job search, interviewing techniques, phone etiquette, and any other skill you need to land a great job. And with hire TSTC, our private online job board, students and grads have exclusive access to the best jobs in the state.

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Whether you’re a high school student, a full-time worker looking to make a career switch, or you took some time off from TSTC and are ready to come back, getting started is easy.

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