Top Culinary Schools in Minnesota

Top Culinary Arts Schools in Minnesotta

Culinary Schools – Baking & Pastry Schools
Hospitality & Restaurant Management Schools in Minnesota

If you are interested in going to a top culinary arts school in Minnesota, you’ll want to look at the schools listed below. Our featured schools link to other pages with more details or to a short questionnaire you can fill out to receive additional information from the school directly.

Minnesota is located in the north-central United States. Near the geographic center of North America, it is bordered on the north by the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario, on the west by North Dakota and South Dakota, on the south by Iowa, and on the east by Wisconsin and Lake Superior.

The major industries of the state include tourism, agriculture, technology, healthcare and forest products. The five largest cities are Minneapolis, St. Paul (the capital), Duluth, Rochester, and Bloomington, and each provides a multitude of opportunity for a career in hospitality management or the culinary arts.

Attending school for the culinary arts, baking/pastry or hospitality management is a great step forward in your career. Whether you're looking to become a professional chef, or manage a restaurant, you've probably got some questions.

How much is it going to cost? Do I need a high school education? Is there any financial aid available? How do I apply? The best way to get answers to these questions is to contact the school directly by clicking on the links provided. The school's website will answer most of you questions and provide contact information to help you get started.

Is There a Top Culinary, Baking or Hospitality Management School Near You?

There are many good schools in this state offering programs in culinary arts, baking, pastry and hospitality management. The right one for you will depend on many factors including location, programs offered, cost and scholarship availability. You'll find community colleges, both for profit and not for profit schools, big institutions and smaller establishments. The schools listed below are some of my top picks based on accreditation, reputations and student reviews.



The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Minnesota

The Art Institute of Minnesota

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Minnesota is located at 15 S. 9th St. – Minneapolis, MN 55402 and offers programs in culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, hospitality management and culinary management. As a graduate from The International Culinary School at The Art Institutes International Minnesota program, you are prepared for entry-level positions with plenty of room for advancement. The demand for qualified trained chefs is there and the training is available from these programs.

Minneapolis Campus – 15 S. 9th St. – Minneapolis, MN 55402



Hennepin Technical College

HTC’s Culinary Arts program gives you the skills to saute, decorate cakes, carve chocolate, design menus, prepare banquets, and cater large events. You’ll gain a solid foundation of cooking and technique.

Brooklyn Campus – 9000 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445