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:
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
Dine at the Class Act Restaurant
The Class Act Restaurant is run by high school students at the Puget Sound Skills Center.
To see the current menu and place your order to dine in the restaurant, follow this link: The Class Act Restaurant