Maine is a popular tourist destination, especially in the summer and fall, which is when the food service industry thrives. But winters can be harsh so some of the tiny fishing towns tucked along the coast maintain seasonal operating hours. If you’re set on a culinary career in Maine, explore the plentiful opportunities that exist in the state’s larger population centers like Bangor, Augusta and Portland.
Top Culinary Schools in Maine
- Southern Maine Community College
Southern Maine Community College has a Culinary Arts program which offers instruction in food preparation and service to supply the booming food service industry in Maine. The program curriculum covers all aspects of fundamental food preparation including meats, poultry, fish, vegetables, sauces, soups, bread and pastry baking, desserts, specialty cooking, dining room service and more. Students may also participate in culinary study tours to Europe.
All Culinary Schools in Maine
|Beal College||99 Farm Road|
Bangor, ME 04401
|Central Maine Technical College||1250 Turner Street, Auburn, ME 04210||Culinary Arts|
|Eastern Maine Technical College||354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401||Culinary Arts|
|Husson College||1 College Circle, Bangor ME 04401-2929||Culinary Arts|
|Kaplan University||265 Western Ave, South Portland, ME 04106||Culinary Arts|
|Southern Maine Technical College||2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106||Culinary Arts|
|Thomas College||180 West River Road|
Waterville, ME 04901
|University of Maine||Orono, ME 04469||Culinary Arts|
|Washington County Community College||One College Drive|
Calais, ME 04619
|York County Community College||112 College Dr, Wells, ME 04090||Culinary Arts|
The above table compiles all culinary schools, culinary colleges, culinary institutes and cooking classes in Maine. Contact details and a link to the website for each culinary arts school are included, as well as a brief summary of the curriculum which can be expected in their cooking classes. You can also sort and search the table to narrow your search down.