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Pursue your dynamic career in culinary or baking & pastry arts with us - where a love for food and the pursuit of excellence is at the heart of everything we do

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Why Study with Us

Our intensive, hands-on programs prepare students for the culinary careers of their lives.

Through our Professional Culinary and Baking & Pastry Arts diploma programs, students will learn, practice and master the techniques needed to work at any establishment or to discover other food-inspired positions that go beyond the kitchen doors. With small class sizes, personalized instruction and applied training in our eight professional kitchens, PICAchef graduates achieve a well-rounded education with all the right ingredients for a delicious career.

  1. Intense Hands-on Training
  2. In-class + Online Learning Modules
  3. Small Class Sizes with Personalized Attention
  4. Well-Rounded Curriculum: Classical Techniques with Modern Trends
  5. Chef-Owned & Operated
  6. Eight Professional Industry Kitchens with State of the Art Equipment
  7. An Internationally Trained & Experienced Faculty
  8. Career Guidance & Preparation
  9. Extensive Industry Contacts & Networking Opportunities
  10. Centrally Located & Situated by Vancouver’s World-Famous Granville Island Food Market

Flexible AM or PM Schedules

Low Student to Chef-Instructor Ratio

Chef Owned & Operated

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

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.

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.

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.