Baking and Pastry Arts

Baked goods and pastries offer culinary professionals the chance to blend their cooking skills with a dash of creativity and a pinch of artistry. If creating sumptuous tarts and clever cakes sounds like a recipe for your future, consider Culinary Institute of Virginia

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Baking and Pastry Arts

Culinary Arts: Turn Your Passion Into a Rewarding Career!

The Culinary Arts program prepares students for success in the competitive field of food service. In less than 15 months, a student can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Culinary Arts.

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Food Service Management

Do you have a passion for food service… but are more interested in the business than in the cooking? Are you up to the challenge of managing the food service operations in America’s restaurants, schools, businesses and health care facilities?

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Food Service Management

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Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts Get hands-on alongside professional chef instructors. Experience everything from basic culinary techniques to advanced a la carte food preparation.Learn More >>

Baking & Pastry Arts

pastry Are you a connoisseur of confection? You can blend your cooking skills with a dash of creativity and a pinch of artistry and turn your passion into a career. Learn More >>

Food Service Management

Food Service Management CIV prepares graduates to meet the challenge of managing the food service operations of America's restaurants, schools, businesses, and healthcare facilities. Learn More >>

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Are You In High School and Interested in a Rewarding Career?

The Culinary Institute of Virginia periodically hosts events for High School Seniors who are interest in a career in Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts and Food Service Management.

The events are held at our facilities location in Norfolk, VA or the Newport News City Center in Newport News, VA. For more information about these free events please call our toll free number: (866) 619-2433 or view our Calendar of Events and Scholarship Opportunities below:

Casual Gourmet

Prefer to Spend Time Dining at Home and Need Fresh Ideas?

Casual Gourmet cooking courses are the Home Chefs’ answer to taking their culinary repertoire to the next level! The recipe for our cooking classes is simple: combine an industry-seasoned Chef Instructor with a small group of foodies in a professional teaching kitchen loaded with ingredients. Visit Casual Gourmet >>