Norfolk, VA – Culinary Institute of Virginia, the School of Culinary Arts at ECPI College of Technology, is celebrating a successful first year of operation. The school, located in Norfolk, Virginia, opened in June of 2006; students began classes in September. It is anticipated that by September 2007, there will be over 200 students enrolled at the Institute. The square footage of the facility has been expanded to accommodate the growth in student population and faculty and staff are looking forward to an exciting second year.
Mark Dreyfus, President of ECPI College of Technology, states, “In our first year of operation we appreciated having received tremendous support from local restaurants and hotels. We are providing students a high quality education by offering a hands-on learning environment and excellent externship programs that afford a “real world” learning experience. We are quite excited about the response thus far and look forward to continued growth. Culinary Institute of Virginia is committed to providing our students the best possible value for their investment of time and dollars and is equally committed to providing restaurants and related culinary businesses with quality chefs that are second to none.”
About The Culinary Institute of Virginia
Culinary Institute of Virginia, the School of Culinary Arts at ECPI College of Technology, opened for enrollment in fall 2006. Graduates can earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in culinary science in less than two years. The curriculum offers a European educational model that combines classroom instruction with hands-on externships in the community. For information call 757-858-CHEF or visit the Culinary Institute of Virginia
About ECPI University
ECPI University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees and diploma programs. With campuses in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, ECPI, a private university established in 1966, offers convenient classes during the day, evening, and online; graduate employment services are provided. Continuing education certification classes and testing are also available.
ECPI's fields of study include:
- Cloud Computing (Bachelor's Degree)
- Database Programming (Bachelor's Degree)
- Electronics Engineering (Bachelor's Degree)
- Healthcare IT (Bachelor's Degree)
- Mechanical Engineering Technology (Bachelor's Degree)
- Mechatronics (Bachelor's Degree)
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(Program field availability varies by campus.) For more information, visit http://www.ecpi.edu