Most culinary chefs have a high school diploma. The most common areas of study are Culinary Arts, and Hospitality Administration/Management.

What degrees do culinary chefs have?

The most common degree held by culinary chefs is Culinary Arts, held by 21% of culinary chefs. Other common degrees include Hospitality Administration/Management.

Get a detailed breakdown of culinary chefs and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that culinary chefs hold

Degrees % of culinary chefs
Culinary Arts 21%
Hospitality Administration/Management 5%

What level of education do culinary chefs have?

Most culinary chefs have the same level of education. 43% of culinary chefs have a high school diploma, with the second most common being a certificate or associate degree at 34%.

Level of education that culinary chefs have

Education % of culinary chefs
No education 15%
High school diploma 43%
Certificate or associate degree 34%
Bachelor's degree 0%
Master's degree 0%
Doctorate 0%