Associate Degree Comparison Checklist

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Criteria of School ComparisonCulinary Institute LeNôtreSchool 2 (Choose One)School 3 (Choose One)
1) Number of weeks? (morning or afternoon classes) Monday to Friday80 weeks day 90 weeks evening
2) Number of credits?110 Credits
3) Is there a choice between morning, afternoon and evening classes?Yes, choice of 3 shifts for lab hours and 2 shifts for academic classes
4) Tuition, fee, books, tools and supplies?$36,616-49,095*
5) Cost of living while in school in Houston?Approx. $1,000 per month X 18 (out of town students)
6) Minimum years of experience the Chef Instructors have teaching kitchen labs?10 Years
7) Average number of students in kitchen labs per Chef Instructor?12 Average per Chef Instructor
8) Are the kitchen labs 85% hands-on?Yes
9) Is there enough food made in kitchen labs to feed students and instructors for seated tastings?Yes, during kitchen lab terms from Monday to Thursday
10) Is there a free coffee, free fresh fruits, and a lounge?Yes
11) Is the Associate Degree curriculum in full compliance with the standards of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and College(ACCSC)?Yes
12) Are there internship opportunities in France?Yes, for those who qualify.
13) Are “ in house” scholarships available for those who qualify?Yes
14) Is the dishwashing performed by students?No
15) Do out of state students have to pay more to attend?No
16) Is there a scholarship to help out of state students pay for school?Yes
17) Is there a culinary study voyage included in the tuition?Yes, for Associate Degree in Hospitality and Restaurant Management only

 

Diploma Comparison Checklist

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Criteria of School ComparisonCulinary Institute LeNôtreSchool 2 (Choose One)School 3 (Choose One)
1) Number of weeks of “hands-on kitchen labs” for the Culinary Arts Diploma?40 weeks+ 10 weeks practicum (16 hours a week)
2) Are the kitchen labs 85% “hands-on”?Yes
3) Is there a choice between morning, afternoon and evening classes?Yes
4) Tuition, fees and supplies of the Culinary Arts diploma?(50 weeks, 960 Clock Hours) $25,023*
5) Cost of living while in school in Houston?$1,000 a month approx (out of town students)
6) Minimum years of executive chef experience held by chef instructors?10 Years
7) Average number of students per chef-instructor (class size)?12 Average per Chef Instructor
8) Number of menus / recipes learned per week “hands-on”?6-10
9) Are “in-house” scholarships available to those who qualify?Yes
10) Is the dishwashing performed by students?No
11) Is there enough food made in kitchen labs to feed students and instructors at breakfast and for seated meals?Yes
12) Is there a free coffee, free fresh fruits and lounge?Yes
13) Are there internship opportunities in France?Yes, for those who qualify.
14) Will this diploma help me climb the corporate ladder and earn more money, faster?Yes
15) Is the diploma curriculum in full compliance with the standards of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and the College (ACCSC)?Yes
16) Is the school accredited for Quality Education by the American Culinary Federation (ACF)?Yes
17) Do out of state students have to pay more to attend?No
18) Is there a scholarship to help out of state students pay for school?Yes

* Prices vary among our 12 different options within the Associate and Diploma tracks. Subject to change with Texas Workforce Commission approval.

For More Information

To learn more about the school or if you have any further questions talk to our admission team:

Ellen Hogaboom
Admissions Manager
Office: 713-358-5064
admissions@ciaml.com

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