Culinary Schools in Chicago


Searching for culinary schools in Chicago--this guide helps you find the culinary school that best fits your needs!

Chicago is a walkable town offering opportunities in careers at world class hotels and restaurants. A huge variety of American and ethnic cuisines can be enjoyed. Chicago has our Nation's largest convention center, over 400 corporations, and the world's second busiest airport.

Le Cordon Bleu - Chicago

Le Cordon Bleu Chicago offers both a Culinary Arts Program and a Pastry and Baking Program.

Students are trained to develop a theoretical foundation and to learn essential technical skills applicable to the finest traditions of the culinary arts.

Programs offered:

  • 12-month Certificate in Culinary Arts
  • 12-month Certificate in Baking and Pastry
  • Associates Degree in Culinary Arts
  • Associates Degree in Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Online Programs

Attend one of the many courses for the public to get a taste of the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School in Chicago. See their website for listings.

361 West Chestnut | Chicago, IL 60610

Le Cordon Bleu - Chicago
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Kendall College

Kendall College is an acclaimed, top culinary program with a heavy emphasis on immersive learning techniques geared towards professional success. Of all the culinary schools in Chicago, Kendall is one of the best due to its comprehensive programs in cooking and management. Named "one of the country's Top Ten." Multi-national faculty.

Chef Jose Garces, winner of Iron Chef America, graduated Kendall.

The Kendall School of Culinary Arts offers a B.A. in Culinary Arts; A.A.S. in Culinary Arts; accelerated A.A.S. in Culinary Arts (culinary nutrition concentration available); A.A.S. in Baking and Pastry; and culinary certificate programs.

900 N. North Branch Street | Chicago, IL 60642
Kendall College

French Pastry School

The French Pastry School offers a world-class pastry program in Chicago. Geared to the aspirations of our students, the French Pastry School offers a unique commitment of continuous development.

226 West Jackson Boulevard | Chicago, IL 60606
French Pastry School

Art Institute - Chicago Culinary Arts

The Art Institute - Chicago Culinary Arts is a private culinary program and part of the Ai.

The Ai offers the following culinary programs which teach real-world skills with hands-on experience:

  • Culinary Arts - Associate of Applied Science: learn the basics first, then focus on specialty areas like baking and pastry, garde manger, and a la carte.
  • Hospitality Management
  • Culinary Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Professional Baking and Pastry Certificate
  • Baking and Pastry Diploma
  • Culinary Arts Diploma

350 N. Orleans Street | Chicago, IL 60654-1593
312.280.3500 or 1.800.351.3450
Art Institute - Chicago Culinary Arts

Please do thorough research on culinary schools in Chicago. This is an information only website and we do not give recommendations or advice.

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