Culinary

Whether you're interested in becoming a chef at one of the world's finest resorts, or running operations at the restaurant around the corner, the programs offered at The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institute San Francisco can prepare you for a rewarding career.

The San Francisco culinary arts associate's degree program will hone your ability to whip up basic recipes as well as exotic cuisines from kitchens around the world. Our culinary arts school is part of nation's largest system of culinary programs - 30 schools in all. The courses will prepare you for a ground-floor position, with a solid foundation of cooking abilities, tools and techniques. And we're not  just talking about home-grown favorites, but new, international flavors and fusions. You'll graduate ready to explore work as assistant baker, pantry cook or line cook. See below for more information.

Do you see yourself as a restaurateur, managing chefs, wait staff, and the bottom line? Being a restaurant manager requires a taste for business and a nose for nosh. A San Francisco culinary management bachelor's degree can help boost your instincts and turn them into leadership assets. You'll receive a wide range of training, enabling you to run a restaurant from the kitchen to the hostess station to the back office - and all points in between. You'll learn not just to serve up a menu, but how to manage people with varied backgrounds, skills and duties. You can put your education to work at a traditional restaurant, hotel, hospital, campus or cruise ship - whatever floats your boat! See below for more details.

  • Art of Cooking (Diploma)
  • Baking & Pastry (Associate of Science)
  • Baking & Pastry (Diploma)
  • Culinary Arts (Associate of Science)
  • Culinary Management (Bachelor of Science)

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