Culinary and Hospitality


  • Will I be able to find a job in this field?  Employment of Culinary and Hospitality (Chefs and Head Cooks) occupations is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • What are the local opportunities for employment?  Find out about local career opportunities in Culinary and Hospitality. (Source: Career Coach)
  • How much can I expect to earn?  The median annual wage for Culinary and Hospitality (Chefs and Head Cooks) occupations was $45,950 in May 2017. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)



Choose Your Program


Sage & Seed 

Student-Operated Restaurant

Sage & Seed is an on-campus, student-operated restaurant that provides LCCC Culinary Arts students with an opportunity to refine their classroom culinary training as they learn the skills necessary to operate in a commercial kitchen through live food preparation and waiting of tables in the on-campus restaurant.


Culinary Grad Buys Company She Interned With

Student Success Story

Culinary Grad Buys Company She Interned With

After earning her certificate of culinary arts in 2015, Nicole Spearman, 44, now owns her own catering company in Elyria.

Learn more about Nicole and her story.



Transfer to another college or university

LCCC is a great place to start. You can complete the first years of your education at LCCC at our lower tuition rate and then transfer your credits to another college or university to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

  Learn more about how to transfer LCCC credits to another college or university

Getting started while you’re still in high school

You don’t have to wait to graduate from high school to start earning college credit.

The College Credit Plus program offers you an opportunity to earn college credit as early as seventh grade. Courses are frequently offered on-site at local high schools. Students may also have the option of taking LCCC classes online or on our campus. Classes taken through CCP count for both high school and college credit and are FREE for most students. 

The MyUniversity program, a unique partnership between LCCC and area high schools, provides a pathway for high school students to the full college experience – starting in high school!

   Learn more about earning college credit in high school.