The biggest recent news for San Antonio was that it was named a 2015 top foodie destination by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. So it’s no surprise that distinguished and celebrity chefs have set up shop in San Antonio. The city boasts 4,200 restaurants for its 1.5 million inhabitants. Tourism is a strong driver in the food scene here with the San Antonio River Walk and nearby Alamo. Signature foods include beef barbecue and Tex-Mex, plus, you'll find lots of seafood, and Italian and German influences. The nearby Hill Country is also worth nothing as the Texas wine culture is growing 50 wineries, many needing culinary additions to their wineries. Employment typically is divided 50/50 between men and women. Chefs and head cooks about are currently seeing 19% growth through 2022, with an average salary of $43,000. Food service managers are seeing a 16% growth for the next few years with commanding salaries around $57,000. Bakers come in last at a mere $25,000 average salary, but are seeing stronger growth nearing 21%.

Culinary Schools in San Antonio Texas

St Philip's College

San Antonio TX

www.alamo.edu/spc/

The Art Institute of San Antonio

San Antonio TX

www.artinstitutes.edu/san-antonio

Culinary Institute of America

San Antonio TX

http://www.ciachef.edu/texas/

Degree: 
Associates
Bachelors
Certificates
Program: 
Culinary Arts
Baking & Pastry
Hospitality Management
Location: 
San Antonio