Hospitality

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!

Culinary Arts
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The world loves to eat. You love to cook. You've found the right kitchen.
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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.

Kick off your path to enrollment. Apply now.

Related News
September 27, 2021
TSTC Culinary Arts program offers drive-thru lunch menu
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Imagine that your dream career is to be an executive chef and running a successful restaurant. Where can this career begin? One such place is Texas State Technical College. TSTC’s Culinary Arts program hosts a weekly drive-thru luncheon for the TSTC...
August 27, 2021
TSTC culinary program equips students with skills to adapt in shifting food industry
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – The culinary industry was among the hardest-hit by the pandemic as restaurants closed their doors in early 2020 and diners stayed home. Many eateries shuttered for good, while others adapted quickly to new safety regulations and how they operated in order...
August 15, 2021
TSTC candidate for graduation excited about future in culinary profession
(HUTTO, Texas) – The final exam created by Brian Bohannon, a teaching lab assistant in Texas State Technical College in East Williamson County’s Culinary Arts program, tastes as good as it sounds. Students in the Advanced Pastry Shop class were tasked with making almond...
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