Top Culinary Schools in California

Looking for a top culinary cooking school in California? CookingSchoolsCompared.com has compared the 10 best rated cooking schools in North America (USA and Canada). According to the survey California Culinary Academy is one of the Top 10 culinary schools in the US.

Following are culinary schools that offer programs in Culinary Arts, Foods & Nutrition Studies, Hospitality Services Management, Bakery, Pastry, etc (in the U.S. state of California):

California School of Culinary Arts - Pasadena:
- affiliated with the American Culinary Federation and partnered with Le Cordon Bleu International.
- offer the following programs:
  • Associates of Occupational Studies Degree Program in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts
  • Diploma Program in Le Cordon Bleu P√Ętisserie & Baking
  • Associate of Occupational Studies Degree in Le Cordon Bleu Hospitality & Restaurant Management
Institute of Technology Culinary Arts Campus:
- offer culinary training program with options to train for a career as a Culinary Arts Specialist, Culinary Arts Professional or Baking and Pastry Specialist.

San Diego Culinary Institute:
- offer Cuisine Diploma (Diplome Professionnel du Commis de Cuisine), and Baking & Pastry Diploma (Diplome Professionnel du Commis de Patisserie/Boulangerie) programs.

List of Culinary Schools in California:
  • California School of Culinary Art
  • San Joaquin Delta College
  • Victor Valley College
  • Laguna Culinary Arts Professional School
  • Quality College of Culinary Careers
  • Institute of Technology Culinary Arts Campus
  • Chef Erics Culinary Classroom
  • Living Light Culinary Arts Institute
  • Lake Tahoe Community College
  • Bauman College
  • Culinary Center of Monterey
  • National Culinary School
  • The Professional Culinary Institute
  • Riverside Community College
  • American River College
  • Cabrillo College
  • Bakersfield College
  • Baldwin Park Adult School
  • University of California-Berkeley
  • California State University-Chico
  • Institute of Technology Culinary Arts
  • Orange Coast College
  • Cypress College
  • University of California-Davis
  • West Valley Occupational Center
  • San Diego Culinary Institute
  • City College of San Francisco
  • Grossmont College
  • San Joaquin Valley College
  • Glendale Community College
  • Glendale Career College
  • Loma Linda University
  • Long Beach City College
  • California State University-Los Angeles
  • Academy Pacific Business and Travel College
  • Los Angeles Trade Technical College
  • Pepperdine University
  • American College of Business
  • Cerritos College
  • Laney College
  • College of the Desert
  • Desert Career College
  • Pasadena City College
  • Diablo Valley College
  • California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
  • Chaffey Community College
  • Shasta College
  • Merced College
  • Saddleback College
  • Modesto Junior College
  • California Motel Training
  • San Bernardino Valley College
  • California State University-San Bernardino
  • Travel University International
  • ITT Technical Institute
  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego Mesa College
  • Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Golden Gate University-San Francisco
  • San Jose State University
  • Center for Employment Training-San Jose-Vine
  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
  • Contra Costa College
  • Intercoast Colleges
  • San Francisco State University
  • University of San Francisco
  • California Culinary Academy
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • Mission College
  • Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Columbia College