The Hospitality Careers Program at Des Moines Area Community College

Do you have a dream of managing a hotel, of becoming a chef for a restaurant or possibly a pastry or culinary artist? If you're looking to let your creative side shine through, Des Moines Area Community College's Hospitality Careers program has the recipe for your life's calling.

DMACC's Hospitality Careers program will put you in the heart of a career you will love. Here you will find a variety of degrees and diplomas in culinary arts, hotel and restaurant management, hospitality business and many other related fields.

Located on the DMACC Ankeny Campus just minutes north of Des Moines, Iowa's capital city, this renowned program attracts French international experts as visiting faculty members every year, and a faculty recognized nationwide for its excellence.

The Hospitality Careers program offers:

For high school students wanting to get a jump on their college careers, DMACC offers culinary arts classes for high school students at our Hunziker Academic Center in Ames, Iowa. (Priority is given to Story County students.)

Watch a video from the Des Moines Register about the DMACC high school culinary competition.

Culinary Video