Salaries for Oregon chefs vary most markedly between new chefs and experienced, or line cooks and executive chefs. The average salary for a sous chef in Portland is $41,000. Factors that may drive salary up or down may include your level of education, professional experience, specialty and type of establishment, and even reputation in the local industry.
Top Culinary Schools in Oregon
- Le Cordon Bleu
Le Cordon Blue is well known for teaching classic French culinary techniques, it has campuses across the US, including Oregon, however it also provide online culinary classes. Le Cordon Blue offers a wide-range of programs and cooking classes and has a broad culinary arts curriculum, offering both Bachelors and Associates degrees, as well as diplomas and certificate programs. Degrees offered include Associates Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts, Associates Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking, Diploma Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts, and Diploma Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking.
- Oregon Culinary Institute
Oregon Culinary Institute is affiliated with Pioneer Pacific College, and offers a world-class curriculum in downtown Portland. Programs offered include Associates Culinary Arts, Culinary Arts Diploma, and Certificate in Baking and Pastry
- Central Oregon Community College
Cascade Culinary Institute is a part of Central Oregon Community College, located in Bend. This culinary school allows you to learn the vital kitchen skills and cooking methods in small sessions under the guidance of professional chefs and instructors. The school also hosts a student-run restaurant allowing you to gain real word experience while you learn. Programs offered by the school include both a Culinary Certificate, and Dietary Manager Certificate.
- Oregon Coast Culinary Institute
Oregon Coast Culinary Institute is part of the Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay. This culinary school provides state of the art teaching kitchens, and a working demo kitchen for it’s cooking classes. The school has two on-site student-run kitchens, Chef’s Table and La Patisserie. Programs offered at the school include Associates Culinary Arts Management and Associates Baking and Pastry.
All Culinary Schools in Oregon
|Central Oregon Community College||2600 NW College Way|
Bend, OR 97702
|Chemeketa Community College||4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97305||Culinary Arts|
|Lane Community College||4000 East 30th Ave., Eugene, Oregon 97405||Culinary Arts|
|Le Cordon Bleu||921 SW Morrison St. #400|
Portland, OR 97201
|Linn-Benton Community College||6500 Pacific Blvd. SW|
Albany, Oregon 97321
|Mt Hood Community College||26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham, Oregon 97030||Culinary Arts|
|Oregon Coast Culinary Institute||1988 Newmark Avenue|
Coos Bay, Oregon 97420
|Oregon Culinary Institute||1701 SW Jefferson St.|
Portland OR 97201
|Oregon State University||1500 SW Jefferson St.|
Corvallis, OR 97331
|Portland Community College||12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219||Culinary Arts|
The above table compiles all culinary schools, culinary colleges, culinary institutes and cooking classes in Oregon. 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.