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Diploma Programs

Our Professional Programs

We prepare culinary and baking & pastry professionals for the career of their lives. Our intense, hands-on training programs are delivered under close, demanding supervision from our dedicated, passionate and experienced Chef Instructors.

Our next intake commences on July 5, 2021. We are also currently accepting applications for our September 27, 2021, January 4, 2022, and April 4, 2022 intakes.

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Is a Career in Culinary Arts Right for You?

Take the culinary arts career readiness test to find out. The short online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you're get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style and explore your potential as a culinary professional.

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Cooking Classes

Food is our passion

From corporate holiday to galas, wedding receptions, and elegant private dinners, Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts offers a whole variety of services both on and off site. Plan your next team building event with our Iron Chef or Pressure Cooker Challenge. 2-Hour Cooking Class, sommelier led mixology or wine tasting sessions.

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For over 22 years, Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts has been Vancouver’s leading culinary education center. Our award-winning institute offers professional certificate and diploma programs in the Culinary and Baking & Pastry Arts and is complemented by Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET®️) certification, corporate team building, private events, and cooking classes.