Community Connectors

Career Connections


We strategically connect Dallas College with the local community to build solutions together and clearly demonstrate Dallas College’s value to students and their families. From funding local campus projects to supporting community events, we make sure that Dallas College has strong ties to our community.

Culinary, Pastry & Hospitality

Dallas College is the #1 producer of Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality talent in North Texas.

With the rising demand for candidates in the food and hospitality industry in Dallas County, Dallas College is prepared to meet local demand for not only chefs, but also restaurant designers, food stylists, dietitians, food salespeople and food media specialists. Through classroom instruction, hands-on participation and work-study classes for three different food service careers, The Culinary, Pastry, and Hospitality program (CPH) provides students with a robust, experiential learning experience unlike any other.

The CPH program partners with a multitude of industry organizations and employers to connect students to their future careers. Partnering with organizations such as Gordon Ramsay North America, Master Chef Richard Rosendale, World Food Championships and Texas Restaurant Association, which is co-located at the Dallas College Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality Center, students are exposed to a wide variety of career opportunities and connections in the culinary and hospitality industry.