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

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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

Program Overview

From mastering the art of flavor pairing to the science behind baking and gastronomy, this program encompasses everything needed to flourish in the culinary industry.

Whether you aspire to become a professional chef, open your own restaurant, or simply enhance your culinary skills, this course covers culinary techniques, kitchen management, and the secrets of creating exquisite dishes.

With hands-on training, culinary experiments, and guidance from experienced chefs, our students gain the expertise to explore their culinary passions and innovate in the kitchen.

Join us to ignite your culinary creativity, learn from industry experts, and embark on a flavorful journey of discovery at The Institute for Culinary Arts & Sciences.

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