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

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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 Food Science

College Credits: Current articulation agreements with South Seattle College, Seattle Central College, and Renton Technical College. Earning a two-year certificate from the program meets the work experience requirement of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America.

Meet the Instructors