Where Craftsmanship Meets Creativity

culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Provides standards-based, hands-on training emphasizing professional culinary skills. Includes student externships throughout the program.

Nutrition

Culinary Nutrition

The Culinary Arts & Applied Nutrition degree combines classical French cooking technique with nutritional science. Earn your degree in just 15 months with our accelerated courses!

Food Service Management

Food Service Management

You could earn a bachelor's in food service management in as little as 2.5 years. Start here and become a leader in the dynamic world of food service.

Baking

Baking and Pastry Arts

Step into the brilliant world of baking and pastry arts and learn how a measure of precision and dash of imagination could lead to a sweet career!

Why Students Choose Culinary Institute of Virginia

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EVERY YEAR MANY WELL KNOWN COMPANIES SEEK OUT AND HIRE OUR GRADUATES.

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OUR COMMUNITY IS OUR CLASSROOM

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Why students choose Culinary Institute of Virginia

  • ACCELERATED SCHEDULE:
    With our year-round class schedules, you can earn a Bachelors Degree in just 2.5 years or an Associate’s Degree in only 15 months.
  • HANDS ON EDUCATION:
    Our students “learn by doing”, not just reading, listening, or watching.
  • FEELS LIKE FAMILY:
    Visit Culinary Institute of Virginia and you will find a comfortable, upbeat, and engaging environment, a place students want to spend time. 
  • CULINARY IMMERSION:
    Our campuses are dedicated to foodservice studies and buzz with culinary activity even after class has ended, including: school sponsored competitions, catering events, and community service activities.