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The Culinary Institute of America ‐ Certifications, Cost, and Reviews

The Culinary Institute of America is located in Hyde Park, NY, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 44 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being ServSafe, Food Handler Certification, and Culinary Arts. Time to complete this education training ranges from 2 hours to 3 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 2 years. The cost to attend The Culinary Institute of America ranges from $40 to $120,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $23,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending The Culinary Institute of America are "Good teachers" and "Hands-on training", but respondents also mentioned "Positive environment" and "Good career preparation" as notable benefits. The Culinary Institute of America has been reviewed 77 times, with an average rating of 4.84 out of 5. About 99% of reviewers would recommend The Culinary Institute of America to a friend.

School Information

1946 Campus Drive Hyde Park, NY 12538
2 hours - 3 years

Cost:

  • Accredited Operations Specialist certification: $45,000
  • Associate's Degree in Occupational Studies: $50,000 - $80,000
  • Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) Certification: $60,000
  • Culinary Arts: $400
  • Associate of Arts: $46,864
  • Certified Chef de Cuisine: $300
  • Food Handler Certification: $80 - $5,000
  • Hotet\Rest. Mangt.: $3,000
  • Federal Sanitation Certificate: $10,000
  • Certified Sommelier of Wine: $500
  • Proctor instructor servsafe: $75
  • Associates Culinary arts: $30,000
  • National Restaurant Assoc. certificate: $400,000+
  • Pro Chef II Certificate: $12,000
  • ServSafe Allergen Certificate: $40
  • House Person/Utility: $5,000
  • Chef Diploma and Certificate: $40,000
  • Certificate Level Court of Master Sommeliers: $40,000
  • Management Certificate: $5,000
  • Qualifying Certificate in Food Protection: $100,000
  • ServSafe instructor/proctor: $40,000
  • Pastry Chef: $23,000
  • ServSafe Certifcate: $36,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Good teachers Mentioned in 58 reviews
Hands-on training Mentioned in 54 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 50 reviews

Recent reviews

5.0

Pros

Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Cons

Very expensive

Other comments

Wonder school for beginners to Hard Cooking Chefs, they take the time to teach and mentor. I was in the Ace program, this is a program reserved for food service industry professionals with minimum 8 years. It is a program that only a chosen few can get in.

5.0

Pros

Good teachers, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

Best Culinary School in the industry. Best instructors. Expansive culture. Extensive world cuisine training,wine and spirits,business training. Everyone knows

Food Handler Certification Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Food Handler Certification?

22,892 people answered

“I wish I knew sooner that it would help in the long run.”

Sept. 24, 2019

“How many places besides restaurants require their employees to have a valid Food Handler Permit”

Sept. 24, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Food Handler Certification?

25,764 people answered

“Go for it, I promise it really helps.”

Sept. 24, 2019

“Statefoodsafety.com Also has all the info to study before your test.”

Sept. 24, 2019

ServSafe Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their ServSafe?

21,442 people answered

“I wish I had done it sooner because a lot of employers look for it in the food industry.”

Sept. 24, 2019

“Today is a must requirement for a chef”

Sept. 24, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their ServSafe?

24,267 people answered

“The test is based on common knowledge. Go for it!”

Sept. 24, 2019

“If you are serious with food production is a must to have up front”

Sept. 24, 2019
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