Lincoln Culinary Institute – Hartford, CT

Lincoln Culinary Institute Culinary School Hartford CT

Lincoln Culinary Institute Hartford

School Information

school name Lincoln Culinary Institute
request school info No longer enrolling students
school address 85 Sigourney St. Hartford, CT 06105
for or non profit Private, For Profit

Thank you for choosing Lincoln to help you advance your career through quality, hands-on training. Unfortunately, their Hartford, CT campus is no longer enrolling students.

Lincoln Culinary Institute

Lincoln Culinary Institute is a small culinary school with incredible dedication to its students. Formerly known as Connecticut Culinary Institute, the school is located in Hartford, Connecticut, and it combines modern technology inside the school walls with fine dining and entertainment opportunities outside them. Most students find that gaining culinary skills as well as appreciation for the field are of the utmost important here.

If you have been thinking about attending culinary arts school, you are most likely asking yourself questions like how much is it going to cost, how long will it take to graduate, how & where do I apply and is financial aid available?

If you are interested in attending cooking school at Lincoln Culinary Institute , we recommend you look at the information below and see if this school is the right fit. If it is select your course below, then fill out the short questionnaire and a representative from the school will contact you to answer any additional questions about the school, costs, financial aid and how to apply.

About Lincoln Culinary Institute

The Lincoln Culinary Institute started in 1987 to teach students interested in pursuing a career in the food and cooking industry. They brought in top notch instructors who are dedicated to giving you the skills you will need to enter into the culinary world. The school is committed to make every student successful.

With small class size (no more than 15 students), knowledgeable instructors, a lot of personal attention, you will spend the vast majority of your time cooking. There is also an important paid externship to some of the best restaurants in the country.

About the Programs

The school currently offers two professional programs, the Advanced Culinary Arts Program and the Professional Pastry and Baking Program. Within these programs you will learn the fundamentals of both classical and contemporary cuisine. The school’s goal is to make sure that when you graduate and enter into the sometimes difficult world of culinary arts, you will be ready.

You will learn all of the necessary competencies including the fine arts of sautéing, grilling, baking, pastries, garde manger, garnishing, menu planning, sanitation, business, safety, and kitchen etiquette.

As a graduate of CCI you have the opportunity and skills to find a job as a chef de partie, saucier, chef garde manger, poissonnier, assistant pastry chef, assistant meat cutter, line cook, or, in some cases, as sous-chef. With a CCI diploma in hand, and a little “seasoning” in the field, most graduates move up the ladder quickly after securing their initial position.

Evening Classes

If you are working full time during the day and would like to take classes in the evening, Connecticut Culinary Institute has three evenings a week programs or two evenings a week plus a Saturday class. This is a great option if you want to learn a new career while still working in another.

ACF Accreditation

The Lincoln Culinary Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

The Lincoln Culinary Institute is approved by the Connecticut Commission of Higher Education.

The Lincoln Culinary Institute is approved by the Veterans Administration for the training of veterans.

Externship Programs

As a student of CCI, you will be included in the paid externship program at numerous prestigious businesses. Some of the establishments include Chez Joseph, Disney World, Doral Golf Resort and Spa, Emeril’s, Essex Yacht Club, Fairmont New Orleans, Hartford Country Club, Fine Cooking Magazine, Hyatt Key West and dozens more.


The original campus is in Hartford and was custom built 6,500 square foot facility. The school has four large modernized kitchen with all the latest equipment that you are likely to encounter when you are out on your own. In 2000, the school opened a branch campus in Suffield, CT right next to the Massachusetts state line. The Lincoln Culinary Institute Suffield campus is on a 56 acre property near the beautiful Connecticut river.

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Going to School in Hartford, CT

The state capitol of Connecticut, Hartford is sometimes known as “the insurance capitol of the world”, due to the large number of insurance companies that call Hartford home. The third largest city in Connecticut, the city of Hartford also boasts a wide array of parks and greenspace.

A part of “the knowledge corridor”, the area between Hartford, CT and Springfield, MA is home to over 26 institutions of higher learning. Springfield, MA is also the sister-city of Hartford, and the two cities share a passion for higher education. The ideal learning environment for a student of culinary arts, Hartford also boasts many cultural and entertainment sites.

Home to The Mark Twain House, one of Hartford’s most popular attractions includes the home of author Samuel Clemens. The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is also a popular site, and gives an insight into the lives of some of Hartford’s most notable residents.

Other popular attractions in Hartford include Elizabeth Park & Rose Garden (featuring the oldest rose garden in the country), Armsmear (the estate of the legendary Colt family), and the Wadsworth Atheneum of Art, which is the oldest art museum in the United States.

A great place to live, work, and go to school, you’ll love living in Hartford, CT!

More Information

If you are interested in any of these programs and would like to find out more, please request information from Lincoln Culinary Institute – Hartford, CT.