Our curriculum isn’t just flexible; it also allows you to get where you’re going faster!


Learn from experienced chef instructors who have worked in the field!


Our curriculum is focused around employer & industry needs.

Culinary Programs at
Culinary Institute of Virginia

Degrees offered for Culinary Arts are Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Arts Diploma or Degree, Culinary Nutrition, and Food Service Management.

"My training at the Culinary Institute of Virginia has given me the skills and the confidence to go up against the best and emerge victorious."

-Carol Robbs

"I have had so many doors open up due to Culinary Institute of Virginia, and I have been able to build and grow as a person and within my career."

-Patricia Dombrauskas

Enjoy Support From Enrollment Through Graduation

Have questions about scholarships, financial aid or graduate employment services? Our dedicated faculty is happy to help in any way they can. We’re passionate about your success as a student, which is why we offer services like resume building, interview coaching, job fair opportunities, externships and even salary negotiation workshops.

How We Invest In Your Success

At ECPI University’s College of Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of Virginia, we offer:

  • Curriculum designed with input from employers in the food industry
  • Learning from experienced professional chef instructors who will help you explore classic techniques and some of the latest culinary trends
  • Regional accreditation by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor's and Master's degrees and diploma programs