Culinary Schools in Austin

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Your guide to Culinary Schools in Austin will help you find the right program in Austin, TX!


Experience the green Hill Country of Texas and another great cosmopolitan city choice.  For those looking for natural food markets, many low-fat lifestyle restaurants and an abundance of farmer's markets with year-round produce, this may be right for you.  It's the capital of Texas and the home to the University of Texas.

Warm climate and nutritional awareness are more assets for a culinary career. There is a military hospital at the Air Force Base and a VA hospital in San Antonio, 75 miles south. Living costs are still on the low side.

Texas Culinary Academy

Now Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Austin.

The Texas Culinary Academy is now Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Austin. The school began as 'Le Chef College of Hospitality Careers' before being named Texas Culinary Academy in 1999.

Le Cordon Bleu in Austin offers the following program:

  • Associate of Science in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking

The Student Services can help you find off-campus housing. There are on-site restaurants run by students. 

3110 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 100 | Austin, TX 78758
Class Info: 1.888.559.7222
Other Inquiries: 1.512.837.2665
Texas Culinary Academy - Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Austin

Natural Epicurean Culinary Arts Academy

The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts in Austin offers one of the few plant-based, professional training chef training programs in the country!

Chefs are trained in the following disciplines:

  • Vegan
  • Macrobiotic
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Raw & Living Foods

The programs are 900-hours long.

700 South Lamar | Austin, TX 78704
Natural Epicurean Culinary Arts Academy

Auguste Escoffier

Austin, Texas downtownStudents everywhere in this college town

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Austin, formerly known as Culinary Academy of Austin, offers a Professional Culinary Arts Diploma Program. The program is comprised of five blocks, with each block spanning a three-month period. The Professional Culinary Arts Diploma Program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF)

The Pastry Arts Diploma Program consists of 6 months of baker/pastry training including classic French patisserie. It is designed to give students a solid foundation to the Pastry Arts and prepare them for entry to mid-level jobs as a pastry assistant. 

There are also classes for home cooks.

Next step: There are social mixers for potential students to get to know the school and culinary programs.

6020-B Dillard Circle Drive | Austin, Texas 78752
Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Austin 

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