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Culinary Schools by State 2016 (Updates and Reviews)

ALABAMA

Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Birmingham, Alabama-- A top culinary school is located right here in Birmingham. Why leave home when you can acquire culinary skills from world-class chef-instructors at a culinary school close to home and in as little as 36 weeks?The Birmingham Culinard program has achieved programmatic accreditation from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. Request Information


ARIZONA

Arizona Culinary Institute -- Scottsdale

At Arizona Culinary Institute, you can turn your passion for food into an exciting new career in as little as nine months. Learn from professional chefs, receive the individual attention you deserve, and gain hands-on restaurant experience at du Jour, our fine dining establishment. Request Information

Scottsdale Culinary Institute -- Scottsdale

Scottsdale Culinary Institute: Scottsdale Culinary Institute offers an Associate Degree of Occupational Studies in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary arts. This intensive program can be completed in as little as 15 months including a three month externship at the location of your choice. The facilities feature state-of-the-art culinary equipment in their eight kitchens, bakery, and meat shop. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts


CALIFORNIA

International Culinary Center (NYC and California) --Founded as The French Culinary Institute, International Culinary Center is the most award-winning school for a professional fast-track culinary or wine education. Total Immersion, hands-on curriculum transforms students from novice to professional skill levels in months, supplemented by unlimited Culinary Business classes and personal career services long after students graduate. Alumni include Bobby Flay, David Chang, Dan Barber and Christina Tosi. Study at a place named "Best Vocational Cooking School of the Year" by the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and awarded the highest honor, School of Excellence, by the accrediting commission.

California Campus -- Perfectly situated between the vineyards of Napa Valley and the seafood haven of Monterey Bay, less than an hour's drive from San Francisco, ICC gives students access to some of the best restaurants, vineyards and chefs in the world. Programs include: Culinary Arts · Farm-To-Table · Pastry Arts· Italian Culinary Experience · Intensive Sommelier Training- Schedule a private tour today!

Intensive Sommelier Training at ICC -- NYC and Silicon Valley

ICC's Intensive Sommelier Training is the first and only program in the world to be approved by the renowned Court of Master Sommeliers®, and the only to have 11 Master Sommeliers on faculty. Students taste 300+ glasses of wine from around the world and are well-prepared to take the Court of Master Sommeliers' exams, offered on-site. Find out more about ICC's Sommelier Traning

Kitchen Academy -- Sacramento -- Now Le Cordon Bleu

This is a rather new culinary training program. The program has been designed by professional chefs and has been developed to allow students to earn their Professional Culinary Arts Diploma in as little as 30 instructional weeks. The School is located in Hollywood California. Classes are offered morning, afternoon and evening. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Students from Kitchen Academy prepared the meal for 2005 (57th Annual) Emmy Awards. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

San Diego Culinary Institute - San Diego Culinary Institute is San Diego's culinary school of choice. In as little as 8 months you will be on your way to a career in the kitchens of some of the most highly acclaimed fine dining restaurants in San Diego and all over the world. San Diego Culinary Institute has both a Culinary and Baking and Pastry program. Chef Instructors have all been the Executive Chef of a fine dining restaurant for a minimum of 5 years and they have all been in the culinary field for a minimum of 25 years.

Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts-- This program provides an intensive course of study leading to a degree in the Culinary Arts.
Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking --This program provides students with hands-on training in four areas: breads and doughs; cakes; service pastry and desserts; and chocolate, confectionery and show pieces. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

California Culinary Academy (San Francisco) EDinformatics Select

California Culinary Academy offers professional training in culinary arts, baking ND pastry arts, and hospitality and restaurant management; with hands-on cooking classes and lecture courses. Instruction in classical and contemporary culinary techniques, business management, wine appreciation, and hotel operations, (Rating-- One of the Best Culinary Schools)

Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts
Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking
Le Cordon Bleu Hospitality & Restaurant Management

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California -- - Orange County-- CALIFORNIA

With culinary programs offered at more than 30 locations, The Art Institutes is the largest system of culinary schools in North America.. Their international culinary education is designed to prepare you for a culinary arts career. Through their dynamic curriculum, influenced by culinary chefs and other industry professionals, you will be introduced to a variety of international recipes and culinary techniques. You'll broaden your culinary learning outside of the classroom through real-world internships, student-run restaurants, enlightening guest lectures, and opportunities to study abroad.Art Institute Campus

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California -- San Diego -- CALIFORNIA

Art Institute Campus--San Diego Campus

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California -- Los Angeles -- CALIFORNIA

Art Institute Campus --Los Angeles Campus

Tante Marie's Cooking School in San Francisco

Tante Marie's Cooking School in San Francisco was founded as a full-time school in 1979 and was one of the first schools of fine cooking in this country to offer all-day, year-round classes for people who are serious about cooking well. Students range in age from their mid-twenties to their early sixties.

Graduates from Tante Marie's have interesting and varied careers. These include chef/owner of restaurants, food writers, cooking teachers, pastry chefs and bakers, gourmet product manufacturers, cookbook authors, personal chefs, and caterers.


COLORADO

Johnson & Wales University -- Denver

Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University offers associate and bachelor's degree programs in Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts and Culinary Nutrition through the College of Culinary Arts.

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts -- Boulder Colorado

At the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, we offer specialized programs for aspiring chefs and pastry arts professionals. Located in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, our outstanding faculty of experienced chef educators is committed to preparing America's next generation of culinary professionals for exciting, satisfying careers. Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes -- Colorado

With culinary programs offered at more than 30 locations, The Art Institutes is the largest system of culinary schools in North America.. Their international culinary education is designed to prepare you for a culinary arts career.

The International Culinary Schools at-- Art Institute Campus


CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Culinary Institute -- Hartford and Suffield

CCI offers three programs: 1) Advanced Culinary Arts Program 2) Professional Pastry & Baking 3) Advanced Italian Culinary Arts ProgramFeaturing seven commercially-equipped culinary kitchens and classrooms inside our 367,000 square foot facility, students enrolled in . Lincoln Culinary Institute


FLORIDA

Orlando Culinary Institute -- Orlando, Florida

Located in beautiful Orlando, Florida, our Academy boasts the combination of a modern training center and one of the world's top vacation destinations. That means opportunity, excitement and fun while you learn about culinary arts. The Academy's association with Le Cordon Bleu represents a union of the finest in European and North American culinary arts training programs available today. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

Keiser University Center for Culinary Arts-- FLORIDA

PROGRAMS:
-The Associate of Science degree in Culinary Arts program has a comprehensive curriculum that includes principles of food service production, food service sanitation, nutrition, stock and sauces, American regional cuisine, dining room management, introduction to baking & pastry, storeroom operations, meat cutting, international cuisine, and French cuisine.

-The Associate of Science degree in Baking and Pastry Arts provides instruction in the art and science of the baking profession.

LOCATIONS: Now more locations in Florida! --Tallahassee ---Melbourne--- Sarasota ---

Keiser University Center for Culinary Arts is accredited by the American Culinary Federation, Inc.,
Keiser University Center for Culinary Arts - FL ORIIDA

Florida Technical College -- Orlando -- Lakeland -- Deland -- Kissimmee -- Pembroke Pines

The Diploma Program in Culinary Arts offers students the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to obtain an entry-level position in the field. Students obtain practical experience in hygiene and sanitation, as well as preparation and storage of sauces, meats, menus, and desserts. Florida Technical College

Notter School of Pastry Arts --Orlando Florida

Here is an exciting NEW 24-week European Pastry and Baking Diploma Program for all who want an in-depth learning experience. All classes are taught by renown professionals, all who are unsurpassed in their fields of expertise. Students work side by side with the world's best industry leaders and champions, with the advantage of small, hands-on classes that are topic-specific along with in-depth instructional materials. An esteemed faculty has contributed to the Notter School's reputation for being one of the world's finest continuing education pastry programs. This is a one-of-a-kind curriculum developed and taught by World Pastry Champions Ewald Notter and Anil Rohira. Notter School of Pastry Arts

Lincoln Culinary Institute -- West Palm Beach, FLORIDA

The school offers a variety of diploma and degree programs in:

Culinary Arts
Culinary Management
Culinary Nutrition
Food and Beverage Management
International Baking and Pastry

The Associate of Science Degree Programs in Culinary Arts and International Baking and Pastry carry the coveted accreditation of the American Culinary Federation. Lincoln Culinary Institute -- Florida

Johnson & Wales University -- Miami

Baking & Pastry Arts -- Associate/Bachelor Culinary Arts -- Associate/Bachelor Culinary Nutrition -- Bachelor Food Marketing - Bachelor Food Service Entrepreneurship - Bachelor Food Service Management - Bachelor Garnish Your Degree (Baking & Pastry Arts) - Associate Garnish Your Degree (Culinary Arts) - Associate Request Information

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Miami , FLORIDA

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Miami is proud to offer the world-renowned culinary programs of Le Cordon Bleu. With the prestigious Culinary Arts program and the vibrant restaurant scene of Miami, the decision to enroll can be life changing. This program provides an intensive course of study leading to a degree in the Culinary Arts. Rigorous and comprehensive, our programs prepare students for professional entry into the foodservice industry. Integrating classical and modern culinary techniques with strong kitchen management skills, students have the opportunity to learn how to prepare breads, pastries, desserts, appetizers, soups, sauces, vegetables, garden manger, charcuterie and entrees. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes -- Fort Lauderdale -- Tampa

With culinary programs offered at more than 30 locations, The Art Institutes is the largest system of culinary schools in North America.

The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institute Campus -- Fort Lauderdale
The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institute Campus --Tampa


GEORGIA

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Atlanta

Atlanta is proud to offer the world-renowned culinary programs of Le Cordon Bleu. With the prestigious Culinary Arts program and the vibrant restaurant scene of Atlanta, the decision to enroll can be life changing.

Integrating classical and modern culinary techniques with strong kitchen management skills, students have the opportunity to learn how to prepare breads, pastries, desserts, appetizers, soups, sauces, vegetables, garden manger, charcuterie and entrees. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes -- Atlanta

With culinary programs offered at more than 30 locations, The Art Institutes is the largest system of culinary schools in North America. Their international culinary education is designed to prepare you for a culinary arts career. Through their dynamic curriculum, influenced by culinary chefs and other industry professionals, you will be introduced to a variety of international recipes and culinary techniques. You'll broaden your culinary learning outside of the classroom through real-world internships, student-run restaurants, enlightening guest lectures, and opportunities to study abroad. Art Institute Campus


ILLINOIS

School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College -- B.A. and Associate Degrees

The School of Culinary Arts -- long regarded as one of the top culinary arts and baking and pastry schools in the nation. With wireless classrooms, 16 professional kitchens, a full-fledged hotel suite, a fine dining room, and specialized classrooms, Kendall is ideally equipped to teach the latest culinary, business, hospitality, and educational innovations. Seated adjacent to thriving business, dining, tourism, and entertainment districts, Kendall College offers students and aspiring professionals compelling internship and job opportunities.

Kendall?s four-year Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts degree program takes an in-depth, comprehensive approach to your culinary education. Starting with the basics, you will steadily build and enhance your culinary knowledge base of cooking techniques, and ingredients with extensive, hands-on experience. In your junior and senior years, you will immerse yourself in the cuisines and cultures of Latin and South America, the Mediterranean, and Asia with exciting courses taught by chefs who are natives of those regions.

Kendall College School of Culinary Arts

The Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, ILLINOIS

The Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago is proud to offer the world-renowned culinary programs of Le Cordon Bleu. With programs in Culinary Arts and Patisserie and Baking, and the vibrant restaurant scene of Chicago, the decision to enroll can be life changing.

Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts-- This program provides an intensive course of study leading to a degree in the Culinary Arts.
Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking --This program provides students with hands-on training in four areas: breads and doughs; cakes; service pastry and desserts; and chocolate, confectionery and show pieces. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts


KENTUCKY

Sullivan University (At the National Center for Hospitality Studies)- Louisville, KENTUCKY

This school also has a 3 1/2 star restaurant, Winston's, that is run by culinary students, a catering facility that serves the community, and a retail bakery. Sullivan University's National Center for Hospitality Studies is preparing students for careers in the hospitality field by offering five Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree Majors. Students can earn an Associate of Science Degree in Culinary Arts; Baking and Pastry Arts; Professional Catering; Hotel and Restaurant Management; and Travel and Tourism. The University also offers Diplomas in Professional Cooking and Professional Baking. Rated by Emeril Lagasse as one of the best culinary schools in America. Sullivan University


LOUISIANA

The Louisiana Culinary Institute, Baton Rouge

currently offers, upon graduation, a diploma for the successful completion of an intensive course of study, in Professional Cooking and Culinary Arts. Several national certifications are included in the program. The chief educational objective is to train students for entrance or advancement in one or more culinary occupations requiring manual, manipulative, technical, and management competence or skills. The Louisiana Culinary Institute is located at 5837 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA. This 8,252 square foot facility consists of classrooms, a library, a full service restaurant kitchen, a bakery, a demonstration lab, and a dining room which presents an authentic environment for the education of culinary professionals. The Louisiana Culinary Institute


MARYLAND

L'Academie de Cuisine -- Gaithersburg-- MARYLANDL'Academie de Cuisine (Maryland) offers cooking classes for adults and children and professional programs for gourmet chefs. Courses include Professional Culinary Development, Fundamental Culinary and Pastry and International Culinary Techniques.

L'Academie de Cuisine has grown to become the premier culinary school in the Washington, DC region and recognized among the finest schools in the United States. In 1997, they were very proud to receive the International Association of Culinary Professionals Award of Excellence in the Cooking School category. Day and Evening programs are available. Request Information


MASSACHUSETTS

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Boston -- Boston is a strong food town and now deservedly has it's own culinary school. Located in a convenient urban setting in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the campus of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Boston occupies approximately 70,000 square feet in what's known historically as The Athenaeum Press Building. The school recently opened a restuarant --Technique at Le Cordon Bleu-- which is starting to get some excellent reviews.


Branford Hall Career Institute, Springfield Mass.Culinary Studies Program -- MASSACHUSETTS

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts,offering Computer, Legal, Culinary, Massage Therapy, Office Professional and Medical curricula.

Brandford Hall Career Institute - Springfield

Salter College --Culinary Arts Program-- MASSACHUSETTS

In addition to food preparation skills, this comprehensive program includes hands-on instruction at a full service restaurant and professional instruction in the areas of: the science of food and nutrition, front-of-house business, back-of-house business operations, international cuisines, computer applications, bakeshop, beverages, spa cuisines, and much more.

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MICHIGAN

Dorsey Schools is located in Roseville, Michigan, offering a Culinary Arts program. The Culinary Arts program is designed to prepare students to work in professional food serving facilities in both the public and private sectors.

Prepare for many entry--level food service roles, including: Sous Chef --Rounds Cook-- Garde Manger/Pantry Supervisor --Baker Short-Order Cook-- Hot Line Cook-- Food Preparation Cook

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Art Institute Culinary Schools in Michigan --The Art Institute of Michigan, a branch of The Illinois Institute of Art—Chicago, is located in Novi, a city Movoto called the second best place to live in Michigan. In this small town community, students are open to create and innovate.-- Art Institute Campus -


MINNESOTA

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Minneapolis/St. Paul

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Minneapolis/St. Paul is proud to offer the world-renowned culinary programs of Le Cordon Bleu. With programs in Culinary Arts and Patisserie and Baking, and the vibrant restaurant scene of Minneapolis/St. Paul

PROGRAMS: Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts ; Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts


MISSOURI

L'Ecole Culinaire -- Saint Louis --MISSOURI

L'Ecole Culinaire prepares students for a career in the culinary industry by offering hands-on learning and career-based instruction with culinary professionals in St. Louis. A successful Culinary Arts student graduating from this program will have a strong background in baking and pastry, and will develop a thorough knowledge and honed skills in all other aspects of the hospitality industry, food and beverage management. L'Ecole Culinaire

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in St. Louis , MISSOURI

Located 30 miles from the heart of St. Louis, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in St. Louis provides Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts training and can help prepare students for opportunities in the food service and hospitality industry. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts


NEW HAMPSHIRE

Atlantic Culinary Academy: Dover

The Atlantic Culinary Academy, a division of McIntosh College, is located in the Seacoast area of Dover, New Hampshire. McIntosh College is the only regionally accredited college in the United States to offer a Le Cordon Bleu culinary program. Through its Atlantic Culinary Academy, Atlantic Culinary Academy:


Culinary Schools Located in NEW YORK

Institute of Culinary Education (NYC)-New Location --State of the Art Facilities- - The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is New York City's largest and most active center for culinary education.  We rank ICE as one of the best culinary schools in America. Founded in 1975 by Peter Kump, the school offers highly regarded six to 13-month career training programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Culinary Management and Hospitality Management. Programs include an externship (paid or unpaid) that cater to students’ individual career goals and offer real world experience in the job market. With an in-depth global curriculum, strong record in job placement and an entrepreneurial focus, ICE is widely recognized by top chefs and industry leaders as the premier pathway to begin or continue a culinary career. In 2015, ICE was named “Culinary School of the Year” by the IACP, and the school celebrated its 40th anniversary with a move to a brand new facility at Brookfield Place in Manhattan. The school’s new, expansive layout was designed for creativity and community, stretching across 74,000 square feet on a single floor and featuring Hudson River views. Outfitted with the latest culinary technology, it offers students unique opportunities for discovery, including a bean-to-bar chocolate lab, a hydroponic farm and a center for wine and mixology studies. ICE chef instructors, staff and alumni have won top industry honors, from James Beard awards to Food & Wine Best New Chefs and Dessert Professional’s Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America. ICE’s mission is to help every student find their culinary voice. Click here to schedule a personal tour.

International Culinary Center (Soho, NYC and Silicon Valley, California) -Founded as The French Culinary Institute, International Culinary Center is one of the most award-winning school for a professional fast-track culinary or wine education. Total Immersion, hands-on curriculum transforms students from novice to professional skill levels in months, supplemented by unlimited Culinary Business classes and personal career services long after students graduate. Alumni include Bobby Flay, David Chang, Dan Barber and Christina Tosi. Study at a place named "Best Vocational Cooking School of the Year" by the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and awarded the highest honor, School of Excellence, by the accrediting commission.

New York City Campus -- Study in one of the top culinary destinations in the world. ICC's NYC campus is located in Soho, New York City. Students will be immersed in one of the most ideal and influential cities for studying culinary arts. Programs include: Culinary Arts · Farm-To-Table · Pastry Arts· Italian Culinary Experience · Bread · Cake · Intensive Sommelier Training - Schedule a private tour today!

Earn A College Degree + Culinary Diploma from ICC
Students at ICC can transfer as many as 60 credits toward a Bachelor's Degree or 30 credits toward an Associate Degree to The New School, a highly respected NYC university with divisions including Parsons School of Design. Scheduling is flexible with full-time, part-time and online options.

Intensive Sommelier Training at ICC -- NYC

ICC's Intensive Sommelier Training is the first and only program in the world to be approved by the renowned Court of Master Sommeliers®, and the only to have 11 Master Sommeliers on faculty. Students taste 300+ glasses of wine from around the world and are well-prepared to take the Court of Master Sommeliers' exams, offered on-site. Find out more about ICC's Sommelier Traning

Culinary Institute at Hyde Park NY

With 300 companies recruiting on campus each year, this continues to remain one of the best culinary schools in America. The school has degrees in Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts, and a Bachelor's and Associate Degree programs. The school has a high-profile alumni. The Culinary Institute of America (main campus at Hyde Park) is the oldest culinary school in the United States and is a degree-granting college dedicated exclusively to culinary and baking and pastry arts education. Request Information

Star Career Academy

Commercial Cooking -- Baking and Pastry

Star Career Academy - New York 154 West 14th St. New York, NY 10011 Star Career Academy - Syosset 125 Michael Dr. Syosset, NY 11791

Training at Star Career Academy is "performance-based", using simulated work environments run by industry professionals. Graduates are equipped with the practical skills needed to meet the demands of intense workplaces Get Information for Star Career Academy

Italian Culinary Academy -- This is the ultimate Italian Culinary School. The FCI (French Culinary Institute) offers The Italian Culinary Experience, a comprehensive Italian cooking course focused on the Total ImmersionSM of not only Italian food, but their distinct culture and language as well. Your curriculum at the Italian culinary schools in NYC and Parma, Italy will consist of developing a comprehensive understanding of Italian food, wine, history, language, and culture, Once the nine weeks of training is complete at your Italian cooking schools, you will then be placed in a selected restaurant for a period of nine weeks in order to put your acquired skills to the test in real world situations.   International Culinary Center (Italian Culinary Experience)

Monroe College -- The School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts) Just minutes away from New York City, the dining and entertainment capital of the world, Monroe College offers students a hospitality management and culinary arts education that encompasses passion, professionalism, and pride.
Located in New Rochelle, the Monroe College School of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts is one of the largest programs of its kind in the United States. It is also one of the most selective. Our faculty of experienced chefs, executive pastry chefs and hospitality managers understand that success in service industries requires pride, passion and professionalism. Students who clearly exhibit a commitment to these values will not only be welcomed into the program, they will get started on a path toward career success.. Request Information


NEVADA The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes -- Las Vegas

With culinary programs offered at more than 30 locations, The Art Institutes is the largest system of culinary schools in North America. The Art Institute of Phoenix Baking & Pastry Associate of Applied Science --The program focuses upon both production and individualized skills necessary to gain employment in bakeries, restaurants, and other catering or institutional settings. The program also includes an internship at a quality food service operation and culminates with a Capstone project. This project consists of a complete business plan to open a commercial baking and pastry facility. The International Culinary Scools at The Art Institutes -- Las Vegas


NORTH CAROLINA

Johnson & Wales University-- Charlotte, NC

Chef's Choice -- Charlotte Campus Johnson & Wales University is pleased to offer Chef's Choice, an innovative program of hands-on cooking classes taught by professional chef instructors. These classes, taught in Johnson & Wales' state of the art facility on select Saturdays through the school year, are open to the public and appeal to all culinary skill levels. From novices, to intermediate level cooks, to serious amateurs this program offers something for everyone. Request Information

The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes -- North Carolina -- Charlotte With culinary programs offered at more than 30 locations, The Art Institutes is the largest system of culinary schools in North America. Their international culinary education is designed to prepare you for a culinary arts career. Through their dynamic curriculum, influenced by culinary chefs and other industry professionals, you will be introduced to a variety of international recipes and culinary techniques. You'll broaden your culinary learning outside of the classroom through real-world internships, student-run restaurants, enlightening guest lectures, and opportunities to study abroad. The International Culinary Schools-- North Carolina Art Institute Campus

OREGON

Oregon Coast Culinary Insitute --Coos Bay, OR

Oregon Coast Culinary Institutes new 17,000 square foot building was completed in July 2005 and features three professional kitchens, three classrooms, a library, a huge open area for banquets and a gorgeous demonstration kitchen for more intimate classes and events. The facility is state-of-the-art with video, audio, internet and television capabilities in all labs and classrooms.

Our students graduate with an Associate of Applied Science degree after 15 months of instruction and externship. They then begin fulfilling their dreams of becoming chefs. They work in outstanding restaurants, hotels and resorts. Some realize their dreams of opening their own restaurants. The possibilities are expansive. Oregon Coast Culinary Institute

Oregon Culinary Institute Oregon Culinary Institute is located in beautiful Portland, Oregon and offers a quality culinary education at a lower tuition cost than many of their competitors. They provide the hands-on, real-world training you need to launch your career in this exciting and rewarding field in as little as 40 weeks. The curriculum focuses on giving students solid grounding in the basics, without all the fluff you'll find in other culinary programs. Oregon Culinary Institute

Western Culinary Institute Portland, OR

Western Culinary Institute offers a full spectrum of culinary education combining the history and teachings of the world-renown Le Cordon Bleu Cooking School with a challenging and comprehensive curriculum. Western Culinary Institute is now run via Cordon Bleu Campus. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes -- Portland

With culinary programs offered at more than 30 locations, The Art Institutes is the largest system of culinary schools in North America.. The International Culinary Schools- Portland Art Institute Campus


PENNSYLVANIA

The International Culinary Academy (ICA): Pittsburgh

This school has both a full 15 month "Associate Degree in Specialized Technology in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Program," and an "Associate Degree in Specialized Technology in Le Cordon Bleu Pastry Program". The school has a rich heritage and a storied alumni that includes such Epicurean luminaries as Julia Child , Le Cordon Bleu Program brings a century of culinary excellence to the United States, with a partnership with Pittsburgh's International Culinary Academy, a division of the International Academy of Design & Technology. (Rating-- One of the Best Culinary Schools) Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College -- Philadelphia

Located in the center of a world-class city, The Restaurant School offers dynamic and innovative Bachelor's and Associate degree programs in Culinary Arts, Hotel Management, Pastry Arts and Restaurant Management.

The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College:

The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes -- Pittsburgh and Philadelphia

With culinary programs offered at more than 30 locations, The Art Institutes is the largest system of culinary schools in North America.

The International Culinary Schools -- Pittsburgh Art Institute Campus
The International Culinary Schools - Philadelphia Art Institute Campus

Keystone Technical Institute Culinary Division Harrisburg, PA 17112

Keystone's Associate in Specialized Business emphasizes culinary principles, preparation and presentation, business and hospitality management.

Keystone Technical Institute Culinary Division

York Technical School-- PENNSYLVANIA

York Technical Institute offers the following programs: Business & Administration, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, Computer Systems Specialist, Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management, Electronics, Engineering Technology, Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Motorcycle Technology, Pastry Arts, Industrial Automation/Robotics Technology, Microsoft Networking Professional.

York Technical Institute


RHODE ISLAND

Johnson & Wales University -- Providence

Johnson & Wales became the first school in the country to offer a bachelor of science degree in the Culinary Arts in 1993. As a full university, Johnson & Wales is much more than just a "cooking school." They are in fact one of the preeminent culinary colleges in the world. Their associate and bachelor's degree programs have been designed to provide you with the hands-on skills, knowledge, real-life experience and critical thinking skills you need to become the best. Programs in Baking and Pastry, Culinary Arts, Culinary Nutrition, Food Marketing and Food Services. (Rated One of the Best Culinary Schools in America by Emeril Lagasse) --- (Ed. Note: Providence Rhode Island now boasts a nationally celebrated culinary scene in a large part to Johnson and Wales. Numerous students intern and many students move on to restaurants making Providence a great place for food.)


TENNESSEE

L'Ecole Culinaire -- Memphis Tennessee

L'Ecole Culinaire prepares students for a career in the culinary industry by offering hands-on learning and career-based instruction with culinary professionals in St. Louis. A successful Culinary Arts student graduating from this program will have a strong background in baking and pastry, and will develop a thorough knowledge and honed skills in all other aspects of the hospitality industry, food and beverage management. L'Ecole Culinaire


TEXAS

Culinary Academy of Austin

The mission of the Culinary Academy of Austin is to educate and train students effectively and efficiently for employment in the foodservice career field and to provide our graduates with viable employment opportunities that are commensurate with the expertise Culinary Academy of Austin has afforded them.

This mission is attained by: Providing small class sizes (15 students to 1 instructor) for more individual attention. Plenty of time in a commercial kitchen perfecting the techniques that is taught.-- Affordable tuition. --Four day a week classes affording student's time for career progress. ---Employing instructors that have a minimum of 10 years in the foodservice profession and have held the title of Executive Chef.

NOTE: June 2010 --->> Culinary Academy of Austin to become first Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Culinary Academy of Austin

Culinary Insitute Alain and Marie LeNotre, Houston Texas

The Culinary Institute Alain & Marie LeNotre (CIAML) is a private school located in the very festive and international city of Houston, Texas. The CIAML provides the highest level of faculty, curriculum, recipes and ingredients for its chef-students, helping them to learn a maximum number of recipes and feats of skill in a minimum amount of time.

CIAML occupies a 28,000 square feet in a freestanding building, complete with a student dining area, espresso bar , student lounge, classroom, cuisine and pastry labs, Learning Resource Center (LRC) and auditorium for demonstrations, graduations, conferences and special events.

Texas Culinary Academy -- Austin Texas

Texas Culinary Academy is proud to offer the world-renowned culinary programs of Le Cordon Bleu.

Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts
Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking

Experience and modern facilities come together at Texas Culinary Academy, which has been successfully training students in the culinary arts for over fifteen years. A brand new facility recently opened at the school and includes laboratory, kitchens, classrooms, a restaurant, and retail store as well as a dramatic demonstration area that was modeled after Le Cordon Bleu in London and Paris. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes -- Dallas -- Houston

With culinary programs offered at more than 30 locations, The Art Institutes is the largest system of culinary schools in North America..

The International Culinary Schools -- Dallas Houston Campus Art Institute Campus


VERMONT

New England Culinary Institute --The finest culinary arts school in the heart of New England. For more than 27 years, New England Culinary Institute has enjoyed a niche all its own -- small classes, personal attention and celebrated restaurants. Graduates of New England Culinary Institute are sought after the world over for their level of skill, passion, and preparation.

New England Culinary Institute has two campuses, one in our beautiful state capital of Montpelier and the other in scenic Essex, Vermont. Students have the unique opportunity to receive hands-on training in the free standing restaurant, retail and non-commercial operations of our Montpelier campus as well as the experience of a Four Diamond culinary resort and inn on our Essex campus.


VIRGINIA

Culinary Institute of Virginia College -- VIRGINIA

Culinary Institute of Virginia, located in Norfolk, Virginia, can give you the hands-on training you need to become a skilled food service professional. Our culinary arts program enables you to earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in Culinary Science in less than 2 years.

Besides the tremendous exposure to all facets of the culinary industry, you will work in kitchens designed specifically for culinary instruction. Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College


WASHINGTON STATE

Le Cordon Bleu in Seattle

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Seattle (formerly known as Kitchen Academy Seattle) is a branch campus of the Texas Culinary Academy of Austin, Texas. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Seattle brings the world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu culinary programs to the greater Seattle area. Located in Tukwila, Washington, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes -- Seattle

With culinary programs offered at more than 30 locations, The Art Institutes is the largest system of culinary schools in North America. Their international culinary education is designed to prepare you for a culinary arts career. Through their dynamic curriculum, influenced by culinary chefs and other industry professionals, you will be introduced to a variety of international recipes and culinary techniques. The International Culinary Schools -- Seattle Art Institute Campus


WASHINGTON D.C.
The Premier Culinary School in the Nation's Capital -- L'Academie de Cuisine -- WASHINGTON DC

Career Programs in Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts.

The Culinary Career Training program at L'Academie de Cuisine is a dynamic one-year program of classroom study, kitchen training and paid externship as preparation for a career in the professional culinary field. The program is divided into three sessions: Phase I, Phase II and Phase II.

The Pastry Arts Program at L'Academie de Cuisine is a vibrant 30-week program of classroom study, kitchen training and paid externship as preparation for a career in the professional pastry arts field. Divided into three 10-week sessions, the program is an intensive hands-on course for serious students. Request Information