Michigan Culinary Colleges

berry cheesecake Michigan culinary colleges at community colleges throughout Michigan offer a great value in culinary education.

These accredited schools offer opportunities to get your culinary career started or transfer options to 4-year colleges.

For private colleges in other midwest locations, see our regular listings by state or city.


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Culinary Studies Institute
At Oakland Community College

Farmington Hills is 25 miles to Detroit and near Livonia. Good variety in courses keeps it interesting!

Oakland offers these culinary programs:


  • 
AAS Degree in Culinary Arts
  • 
Certificate in Chef Apprenticeship
  • Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate
  • Restaurant Management Degree
  • Hotel/Motel Management Degree

The Culinary Arts program includes special programs in ice carving and wine and spirits. Students operate their Ridgewood Cafe and Bakery. In addition to cooking, learn management techniques.

27055 Orchard Lake Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48334

248.522.3710
Culinary Studies Institute at Oakland Community College in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Great Lakes Culinary Institute
At Northwestern Michigan College

A.A.S Degree in Culinary Arts 


The Culinary Arts Program includes a teaching restaurant and the Great Lakes Great Chef's Dinner featuring the area's great chefs. Four culinary kitchens: Bakery, Introductory, Advanced, Garde Manger plus a beverage management outlet and a 90-seat training restaurant. Their philosophy is hands-on training.

Desirable completion time: 18 Months

Tuition and fees on website.

Housing available on campus and bay beaches nearby.


1701 E Front St. | Traverse City, Michigan 49686
231.995.1000
Great Lakes Culinary Institute at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City

Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn

AAS Degree in Hospitality Studies - Culinary Arts

New facilities in Student and Culinary Arts building giving a broad education in the culinary arts and preparation for many types of culinary careers.

5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI 48128

248.390.7641
Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, Michigan

Macomb Community College

The Macomb Culinary Institute will soon have a newly renovated facility. There is also a working restaurant, The Center Stage Restaurant. Well connected faculty which you can learn from. Their profiles are on the school's website.

This location is about 40 minutes to Detroit.

Upon graduation you may receive ACF certified culinarian status.


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A.A.S Degree in Baking and Pastry
  • 
A.A.S. Degree in Culinary Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree is minimum 66 semester hours

There is a optional Vegetarian Cuisine course (2 credits) and a Nutritional Cooking course available.

There is also a Certificate in Culinary Arts - Culinary Management.

The courses are designed to make you ready for entry-level supervisory and management positions in corporate and franchise operations.


44575 Garfield Rd. | Clinton Twp, MI 48038
586.286.2088

Macomb Community College - Clinton Twp

Schoolcraft College

Special Admissions process so start early. See Limited Enrollment and other requirements.

Program is designed to enter profession at advanced levels. There is a meat cutting course required. Some interesting electives include: Restaurant Concepts and Design, Principles of Marketing and Hospitality Law.



A.A.S Degree in Culinary Arts


18600 Haggerty Rd. | Livonia, MI 48152

734.462.4423
Schoolcraft College

Secchia Institute for Culinary Education At Grand Rapids Community College

Vegetarian focus (please verify). Flexible course formats. Continuously accredited with ACF for 22 years.


  • 
 
A.A.S Degree in Culinary Arts
  • 
A.A.S Degree in Culinary Management
  • 
Certificate in Baking and Pastry
  • Certificate in Personal Chef



151 Fountain St NE | Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616.234.3696
Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids

Washtenaw Community College

Ann Arbor is a great college town for the University of Michigan.

A.A.S Degree in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management 


4800 E Huron River Dr. | Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor

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