Welcome to the No. 1 Ranked Culinary School in America*
Earn a Culinary Arts & Management Associate's Degree in 14 Months
In just over a year, you can complete an associate's degree with real-world culinary experience in the industry, classic and global training in the kitchen, and a business plan with skills to own, operate or manage a food business. Start your journey at our Los Angeles campus, where you can combine hands-on cooking in Culinary Arts classes with management training in the classroom and applied general education courses online on your own schedule.
Begin your journey today…
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- Ranked the "No.1 Culinary School in America"*
- Chef-instructors from top restaurants and food businesses.
- Management training for restaurant operators and aspiring entrepreneurs.
- Hands-on externships and networking opportunities.
- Stellar job placement services and ongoing alumni support.
- Our Student Housing partners offer options for dorms, apartments and homestays.
Our Los Angeles campus offers a local, vibrant food scene that thrives on innovation:
- Opened in March 2018 and offers six- to 12-month Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Health-Supportive Culinary Arts, and Restaurant & Culinary Management programs, in addition to the associate's degree program.
- Globally inspired curriculum that reflects the local culture, diversity and flavor of the Los Angeles food scene.
- The 38,000-square-foot campus is designed for creativity and community with professionally equipped kitchens and a culinary technology lab outfitted with a tandoor, hearth oven, vertical rotisserie and modernist equipment.
- Learning Resource Center is available for research and studying on campus.
- Prominent local chefs and culinary experts visit for lectures, panels and demonstrations.