Learning at The International Culinary Center
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Looking for internationally recognized culinary training?For more than 25 years, The International Culinary Center has welcomed students from every corner of the world, hailing from more than 75 countries. Our international students are an integral part of our student body, and contribute to the diversity and richness that characterizes the student experience at the school.
At The International Culinary Center, our students earn credentials respected worldwide and benefit from a placement network that spans the globe. With our innovative curriculum and proven Total ImmersionSM method of training, students learn in a short period of time what would take years to learn at other schools. After graduation, our alumni launch impressive careers as chefs, pastry chefs, restaurant owners, and more, thanks to the incomparable training, experience, and career connections only The International Culinary Center can deliver, whether they decide to make a home in the United States or take their training back home.
Learn in the heart of the contemporary culinary sceneCulinary diversity is one of the things that makes the U.S. such a magical and inspiring place for students to live and learn, and The International Culinary Center’s campuses put students at the center of the action. Our New York campus is situated in the heart of SoHo, an enclave of art and fashion that’s also at the pulse of the city’s restaurant scene. Our Bay Area campus is located within close proximity to the farms and vineyards California is known for and is less than an hour away from San Francisco. Aside from the culture and entertainment that make these places unique, they’re also home to top international chefs, food experts, and some of the world's most famous restaurants.
Get the support you need to focus on your studiesStudying overseas is a rewarding, once-in-a-lifetime experience, but there’s no question that it can be challenging. For this reason, our staff works hard to see to it that the needs of our international students are met with care. A dedicated International Student Adviser ensures that your transition is smooth before you even arrive in the United States by helping you navigate the visa and immigration process and plan for life in America.
The International Culinary Center also offers safe and affordable housing options, just a short distance away from our campuses. Student clubs (including one in New York just for international students) and numerous activities provide opportunities for you to meet students with the same passion for food and cooking.
Join us and make your dream a realityStart living your dream today by applying for a course at The International Culinary Center. We're absolutely confident that your time with us will broaden your horizons, making you a true culinary citizen of the world. We hope you'll join us!
To learn more about our programs contact an admission representative.