Turn your culinary passion into a profession
Gain in-demand culinary skills and prepare for success in the food service field with ECPI University. In less than 15 months, with a year-round schedule, students can earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts.
From skilled, professional instructors, students receive hands-on education based on the highest industry standards. Our innovative and in-depth curriculum also includes student externships, which combine both learning theory and application of a variety of cooking techniques. From education in cutting-edge sustainability practices, food safety and correct use of equipment to menu planning and food management, graduates receive 360-degree skill sets.
Through our program, students will have experience preparing both American and International recipes for an expansive variety of dishes, including, soups, salads, appetizers, entrees, breads and pastries.
Graduates can be prepared for a range of positions in the food service industry, such as a cook, pantry cook, banquet cook, line cook or sous chef.
Get started today. Complete the form on this page, or call us at our ground campuses for more information on Culinary Institute of Virginia’s Culinary Arts program.
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