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Las Vegas Culinary Schools - Learn to Cook & Lean to Entertain

by BJ Fairfax
CulinaryEd Columnist
May 19, 2011

Where there are tourists, there are restaurants, and this is certainly the case in Las Vegas. According to the City of Las Vegas official Web site, more than 37 million people visited Las Vegas in 2004. That means a lot of meals out on the town, and a lot of business for the graduates of Las Vegas culinary schools, many of whom choose to go straight to work in the city's professional kitchens.

For students who wish to enroll in culinary programs in Las Vegas, the growing city and popular tourist hub can offer tons of fun and plenty of chances to observe and experience a wide variety of Las Vegas eateries, from upscale casino steakhouses and sushi bars to intimate bistros and authentic cantinas.

Life in Las Vegas
According to the City of Las Vegas, more than 22,000 conventions were held in the city in 2004. The city also reports that visitors typically stay nearly four nights. With such a constant stream of tourists and guests, Las Vegas restaurants are usually buzzing. For students of culinary schools in Las Vegas, the city's emphasis on entertainment--which includes eating--should make for a fine learning experience even outside the classroom. Students of culinary programs should have a chance to observe the diverse host of restaurants throughout Las Vegas, and the different ways each one is managed.

Choosing to attend a culinary school in Las Vegas puts you among the ranks of the nearly 5,000 people who move to the Las Vegas valley every month, according to the city's Web site. With a booming nightlife, a strong tourist economy, and plenty of places to eat, drink, and be merry, it's no wonder you're considering culinary schools and culinary programs in Las Vegas.

Source
City of Las Vegas



About the Author

BJ Fairfax holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She writes for a variety of print and online publications.
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