Culinary & Hospitality Services

Career Ladder


Bachelor's Degree or Higher

  • Career/Technical Education Teachers
  • Food Scientists and Technologists
Bachelor's level career ladder
Apprentice and Associate degree career ladder

Associate's Degree/Long Term Training/ Apprenticeships 

  • Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
  • Bakers
  • Chefs and Head Cooks

Certificate or Moderate-Term Training 

  • Cooks
  • Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators 
  • Food Batchmakers
  • Food Cooking Machine Operators 
  • Food Processing Workers
certificate level career ladder
High school level career ladder

High School Diploma or Equivalent & Short-Term Training 

  • Bartenders
  • Cooks
  • Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
  • Dining Room Attendants and Cafeteria Attendants 
  • Food Preparation 
  • Food Servers, Non-restaurant
  • Food Service Managers
  • Hosts and Hostesses
  • Waiters and Waitresses