Your Culinary Career Starts Here

Get a career in the kitchen of a Michelin-star restaurant. Work as a private chef for wealthy families. Do catering, event planning, food writing, photography, and more...For over 25 years, we’ve been training the next generation of culinary and wine professionals. Our intensive, hands-on programs prepare students for the culinary careers of their lives. With small class sizes, outstanding instruction, and focused training in our eight professional kitchens, PICAchef students graduate with a well-rounded education and all the ingredients for a delicious career.

Autumn Wang

"PICA's Grand Diploma program gave me the knowledge I needed as the foundation of my career as a chef. The chef instructors provided incredible wisdom and support which helped build my confidence in the kitchen."

Diploma Programs

Grand Diploma Culinary and Baking & Pastry Arts Program

Our most popular program, the Grand Diploma, encompasses intensive training in both culinary and baking and pastry arts for a truly comprehensive education

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Culinary Arts Program

In six months, you’ll gain mastery of the skills, theory and techniques needed to be competitive for range career paths in the fast-moving food industry.

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Baking & Pastry Arts Program

Our Pastry & Baking Arts program combines classic techniques and modern trends to have you ready in six months for the many creative career paths available to you with a professional diploma.

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Grand Diploma + Industry CO-OP Program

Our Grand Diploma + CO+OP is designed for students who would like to build a paid, one-year working co-op position into their Grand Diploma program and is available for local or international students.

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