Earn your degree in Culinary Arts at Sheridan College.

Culinary Arts

Do you aspire for a career in the culinary arts profession? Sheridan College’s Culinary Arts program is one of the leading programs in the region. Learn cooking techniques and skills from dedicated and highly qualified chef instructors. Gain real-world experience in a full restaurant that will prepare you for success in the culinary arts field.

Why Sheridan College?

  • Gain hands-on experience working in our student-run restaurant – Wyoming Culinary Institute.
  • Costs of our program are a fraction of other culinary art schools.
  • Learn classical and foundational methods to prepare food from instructors with over 40 years of combined experience.
Sheridan College Culinary Program Featured Student

Where Will You Go?

We have had a student continue her education in Florence, Italy, and another take a job at the Denver Broncos’ Mile High Stadium.

Sheridan College's strong relationships with regional foodservice providers and restaurants, present students numerous jobs and internships.

Experience Culinary Arts

Industry Outlook

Opportunities are everywhere across the food service industry. Sheridan College Culinary Arts graduates have taken jobs  a variety of places, from Alaska to the Denver Broncos’ High Mile Stadium in Colorado. With the skills you learn in our student-run restaurant, the Wyoming Culinary Institute, you will be prepared to thrive in today’s culinary arts. As demand for quality, healthy foods rises, you will have the ability to pursue industry opportunities locally and around the world. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts more than 146,500 new chef and head cook jobs will be added between 2016 and 2026, which is a 10% increase.

Faculty and Community

Our dedicated faculty at Sheridan College will ensure you have the skills, credentials and knowledge to succeed.  With two American Culinary Federation Executive Chefs teaching in our Culinary Arts program, we have some of the best faculty in culinary education today.

Sheridan College’s strong relationships with area food service providers and restaurants, present students many jobs and internships. Sheridan and cities across the tri-state region strongly support our student-run restaurant, the Wyoming Culinary Institute, which allows you to gain the experience you are looking for to launch your career.

There are three American Culinary Federation Executive Chefs in Wyoming—two are faculty members at Sheridan College.

Careers and Opportunities

The demand for skilled, well-trained cooks in today’s workforce is growing. The culinary arts profession is a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment. It also allows you to work anywhere in the world! We have had students continue their culinary education in Europe. In addition student have taken jobs in premier restaurants. You can join a culinary arts field like:

  • Head Chef
  • Sauté Cook
  • Food Service Manager
  • Cook
  • Culinary Specialist
  • Sous Chef
  • Baker
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Food Preparation Worker