Congratulations! Your choice to join the L'Academie community is a big step toward an exciting, fulfilling professional career in the culinary or pastry world. As you work through your application, remember our admissions team is always just a phone call or email away.


Required for Admissions Consideration:

Application for Admission

$50 Application fee

500 word personal statement explaining your career goals and why you wish to attend culinary school

Current Resume

One letter of recommendation (professional or educational, signed, with contact information)

Copy of your high school transcript/diploma or college transcript/diploma, or GED certificate **Original required.

Proof of U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency Status, or US Employment Authorization (U.S. Passport, Permanent Residency Card or Employment Authorization Card) **Original Required.

Proof of Tetanus (Td, Tdap) vaccination within the last nine years

All documents must be emailed to: or mailed to:
16006 Industrial Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

**Note: Original documents requested will be photocopied and returned to the applicant during the Admissions interview.