Largo, MD (WUSA9) — Do you have a passion for cooking? Turn your hobby into a business by becoming a professional chef. Here are the top reasons to go to culinary school from the Prince George's Community College Culinary Arts Center.

  1. The hospitality business is booming. Looking for job security? Look no further than this industry. Jobs are stable and growing in this field according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over 60 students from PGCC's culinary program are currently working at MGM National Harbor, which opened less than two years ago. The DMV has become a huge foodie area with plenty of opportunities for hopeful chefs.
  2. It's an affordable and customizable education. No matter your education level or age, you can find the perfect culinary program. Whether your goal is to be the chef of a 5 star restaurant, or to learn grilling basics, you can enroll in classes that fit your needs.
  3. Get trained on the latest techniques. The culinary world has grown in leaps and bounds over the past few years. From molecular gastronomy to sous vide stations, there are techniques to learn at culinary schools to set you apart in the hospitality industry. Make your way up the ladder in the kitchen in no time with these extra skills.

This article is sponsored by the Prince George's Community College Culinary Center.

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