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Kennedy King Colege (Washburne Culinary Institute)




Washburne Culinary Institute, a vocational branch of Kennedy-King College (One of the City Colleges of Chicago), has served the Chicago Metropolitan Area for more than eight decades.
Mission Statement
Washburne Culinary Institute’s mission is to offer affordable, high quality, competency based education to develop skilled graduates of Certificate and Associate’s Degree programs prepared for immediate employment. We offer a culturally and ethnically diverse learning environment that is responsive to the needs of students, staff and Chicago’s foodservice and hospitality industry. We provide continuing education in the culinary and baking and pastry arts and sciences for professionals and food enthusiasts that affords career advancement and cultural enrichment as determined by the needs of the community, industry and workforce.
Culinary arts careers are lucrative:
The foodservice industry generates
over a billion dollars a day in sales. Consumers spend half of their food dollar in restaurants, making
foodservice an essential part of the American lifestyle.
Foodservice professionals are in demand:
The demand for skilled foodservice personnel, especially chefs and managers, is at an all time high.The National Restaurant Association reports that the foodservice industry employ 9,000,000 people annually. 3,000,000 more professionals will be needed to meet industry needs by the year 2010.

The Washburne Culinary Institute, through Kennedy-King College, is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and approved by the Illinois Community Colleges Board and the Illinois Office of Education, Department of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.




School name:Kennedy King ColegeWashburne Culinary Institute
Address:6800 South Wentworth Avenue
Zip & city:Illinois 60621  Illinois
Phone:(773) 602 5000
Web:http://kennedyking.ccc.edu/washburne/ie_home.html
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