top 5 ranked
culinary & pastry programs
L’Academie de Cuisine has been training pastry and culinary chefs for more than forty years.
As a top five private professional cooking school, we show you how to become much more than just a cook.
We offer one-year, three-phase culinary and pastry programs combining hands-on training and six-month paid apprenticeships.
Learn In a Professional Kitchen
DC Area Campus
Our campus features four professional kitchens and two demonstration classrooms in a 14,000 square-foot facility located in Gaithersburg, Md., just outside Washington, DC.VISIT US
world-class culinary & pastry
L'Academie de Cuisine employs world-class chef-instructors and staff dedicated to providing each student with a solid foundation in the culinary world. We host guest chefs and culinary experts throughout the year.MEET THE CHEFS
start your culinary & pastry career
Your professional culinary or pastry career begins here at a top five US culinary school. Our admissions and financial aid staff are ready to help you get started.apply now