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Laney College - Culinary Arts Reviews


An Affordable Step Into The World of Culinary Arts


Pros: Knowledgeable instructors, state-of-the-art kitchens and dining facilities, affordable tuition and scholarships and tuition assistance is available

Cons: Early semester overcrowding and limited parking during this time, high drop-out rate, poor "team" spirit, and some class disruptions

Focus on your goal and let everything else fall to the wayside.   Laney College is convenient and affordable, located in downtown Oakland, California.  The Culinary Arts department offers students the opportunity learn the basics skills needed to pursue an entry-level position in the field.  The instructors are well-traveled and some have worked alongside celebrity chefs.  Some have worked overseas and bring their international expertise to the campus kitchens.     A good number of people assume culinary school is just about cooking, but it covers an array of topics a good chef must master in order to be successful, which leads me to the...
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