Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts
Columbus State has been among the nation’s top destinations for an education in hospitality management and culinary arts for more than 40 years. We’ve propelled graduates to extraordinary careers in restaurants, hotels, resorts, community health programs, and nearly every corner of the hospitality, tourism, and food and nutrition industries.
If you’re interested in a hospitality or culinary career, this is the right time and Columbus State is the right place to make it happen. The industry is booming, and the College is moving its top-ranked program into a brand-new facility, made possible by Columbus’ top restauranteur, Cameron Mitchell.
Why Columbus State?
The College's newest building, Mitchell Hall, features teaching kitchens with state-of-the-art equipment, a student-run restaurant and bakery, and much more. That's just one of the many reasons to enroll. Learn more in the video below.
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Top Talent Comes from Columbus State
“We’ve hired dozens of cooks and chefs who have been through Columbus State’s program. In fact, our top two culinarians, who both happen to be on our Executive Team, are Columbus State graduates. The president and COO of our company is a Columbus State graduate. The college is essential to what we do.”
President and Founder, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
“Columbus State is one of the best programs in the country, if not the best. I was surrounded by people who really had a passion for teaching and sharing their knowledge.”
Adrienne Novak, Class of 1995
Co-owner, Eban’s Bakehouse
“Columbus State was good for me because I wanted to spend most of my time cooking and learning on the job. I was able to get to the career I wanted because of Columbus State.”
Avishar Barua, Class of 2013
Executive Chef, Service Bar at Middle West Spirits
A Great Career Move
Now is the time to pursue career opportunities in culinary and hospitality fields.
Generated from restaurant industry jobs in Ohio.
Expected job growth in the hospitality industry by 2024.
Projected hospitality jobs in Columbus over the next decade.
Projected hospitality jobs in Ohio over the next decade.
Programs and Certificates
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Rae Lieb Harper
Rae Lieb Harper