Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Avenue South Burien, WA 98148

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Avenue South Burien, WA 98148

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The Institute for Culinary Arts & Sciences

About the Program

Do you crave professional training for a future career as a Chef, Pastry Chef, or Restaurant Manager?

Enroll in the Institute for Culinary Arts & Sciences program today!

You will be taught by instructors with years of industry experience while operating an on-campus restaurant and catering facility. Learn advanced food theory and preparation techniques while attending food science labs that will prepare you for a multitude of jobs within the Hospitality Industry.

The Institute offers three pathways, each offering a specific curriculum that prepares you for a future career. You will learn about all three career areas during your first quarter of study, then you will choose your pathway from one of three options:

Restaurant Management
Savory Foods
Baking & Specialty Desserts

Approved Equivalency Credits: 0.5 English, 0.5 Fine Art, 1.0 lab science

Meet the Instructors

Dine at the Class Act Restaurant

The Class Act Restaurant is run by high school students at the Puget Sound Skills Center. 

"The Class Act Restaurant  is reopening on a limited basis, for fully vaccinated customers. 

  • Service is by pre-approved reservation only, and food will be pre-ordered on one of the following forms. Click the link below to choose your date and meal option:

 Lunch Service

We look forward to seeing and serving you again!"