Washington Culinary Colleges

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Washington culinary colleges provide support and resources for culinary students as well as a fine beginning to your culinary career.

This page shows culinary programs at community colleges in Washington State.

Inland Northwest Culinary Academy At Spokane Community College

A.A.S. Degree in Culinary Arts - 2 yr quarterly program

There is also a Hospitality program and Professional Baking program.

SCC believes you should be a member of ACF to advance your career to the next step and so prepares you for cook certification.

Orlando's is a student-run restaurant that is an integral part of the Culinary Arts program.

On the quarterly system.

Whether you work alone or as part of a team, the program stresses the need for good management skills as they consider food service as a business.

1810 N Greene St. | Spokane, WA 99217

Inland Northwest Culinary Academy At Spokane Community College

One out of six employed in the retail field is a restaurant employee.

Olympic College

Programs listed are:

  • ATA Degree in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts Specialty

There are also Certificate programs in International Cuisine Experience, Lead Cook Specialization, and Prep Cook.

There is a 6-week unpaid culinary internship.

Travel programs to experience different cuisines.

A variety of cuisines is studied using lecture and lab.

1600 Chester Ave. | Bremerton, WA 98337

Olympic College Culinary Arts Institute

Seattle Culinary Academy At Seattle Central Community College

Culinary Programs:

  • Certificate in Culinary Arts
  • Certificate in Specialty Desserts and Breads

The students prepare food for 2 restaurants and a bakery with goods from the Specialty Desserts and Breads program. It is exciting to find restaurants that emphasize fresh local and seasonal produce. Also featured are local seafoods which are plentiful in this area.

Recreational cooking classes are being planned for the future.

1701 Broadway | Seattle, WA 98122


Seattle Culinary Academy at Seattle Central Community College

Skagit Valley College

Culinary Programs:

ATA Degree in Baking and Pastry
ATA Degree in Culinary Arts
Certificate in Professional Cooking

Housing on border of campus: Campus View Village.

The school also has a list of housing accommodations off campus but does not guarantee placement.

2405 E College Way | Mount Vernon, WA 98273
 Skagit Valley College

South Puget Sound Community College

Culinary Programs:

  • A.A.S. Degree in Culinary Arts (on quarterly system)

  • Certificate in Culinary Arts

They have an extensive housing list but they do not endorse any of them. You would contact housing on the list directly.

Culinary students work in the Clipper Cafeteria or the fine dining restaurant. The core of the program takes place in the college's kitchen and dining rooms. Low student-to-faculty ratio. Learn more than 300 kitchen skills. 

Learn to prepare a variety of international and national cuisines.

A Thurston County Food Handler's Permit is required before entry.

2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512
 South Puget Sound Community College

Walla Walla Community College

A.A.S. Degree in Culinary Arts

Walatsa Cafe for culinary students is a learning laboratory. This provides an important hands-on experience.

Also offers a catering service for hands-on experience.

See the outstanding backgrounds of the school's top chefs on their website.

Enjoy a Culinary Arts Club.

500 Tausick Way | Walla Walla, WA 99362

Walla Walla Community College in Southwestern Washington State

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