The Best Culinary Schools

The Best Culinary Schools

A culinary school is a great place to learn the ins and outs of food, but not all schools are created equal. Some focus on teaching students how to be exceptional chefs while others teach more general skills that aren’t as useful in professional kitchens. Here are some of my favorite culinary schools, ranked from best to worst!

The Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is a private, not-for-profit college that offers associate degrees and bachelor’s degrees in culinary arts. The school was founded in 1946 by James Beard and Albert Kumin. It’s located in Hyde Park, New York; the campus covers over 100 acres of land with several buildings that house classrooms, dormitories and apartments.

The CIA offers a variety of programs related to cooking:

  • Bachelor’s degree programs include Culinary Arts (including Baking & Pastry), Food Service Management and Restaurant Management; these can be completed
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