Hospitality Careers


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.

The DMACC Hospitality Careers Degree 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 at the Iowa Culinary Institute® (ici®) 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.

High School Classes

For high school students wanting to get a jump on their college careers, DMACC offers culinary arts classes for high school students at our

Program Outcomes for Culinary Arts, AAS​​