Virginia College Greensboro North Carolina Campus

Virginia College Greensboro Culinary School

Virginia College Greensboro

3740 S. Holden Road Greensboro, NC 27406

Start Your Culinary Education in Greensboro, North Carolina

Attending culinary arts school is a great step forward in your career, and you’ve probably got some questions. Is there scholarship money available? How long will it take? Where do I start? Let us help you fill in the blanks to any questions you might have.

If you are interested in attending cooking school at Culinard – The Culinary Institute of Virginia College we recommend you look at the information below and see if this school is the right fit. If it is, select your course below, 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 Culinard – The Culinary Institute of Virginia College

Committed to providing students with a superior education in the culinary arts, Culinard – The Culinary Institute of Virginia College provides the skills, knowledge, and foundation in the culinary arts needed in order to develop a career in the hospitality industry.

Focusing on the passion to create, and operating under the guiding principle that fine cuisine is an art, and not just “good food”, the faculty and staff at Culinard – The Culinary Institute of Virginia College are committed to sharing their skill, knowledge, and passion for the culinary arts with each student, helping graduates develop a taste for success.

Culinary Programs

Culinary Arts Diploma – Designed to provide you with a complete education in culinary arts so you can find an entry-level job in the food industry upon graduation. The program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation and provides hands on realistic training. You will receive a solid background of practical training in various culinary courses including fundamental, intermediate and advanced food production skills, baking skill, garde manager and mixology.

Pastry Arts Diploma – Designed to give you a diversified education in the field of pastry arts. By using a hands on approach, you will learn the practical training necessary to work in the pastry service industry. Besides learning the fundamental skills and intermediate & advanced pastry production, you will be trained in several aspects of food service management.

Culinary Arts Career Services – The intensive 36-week culinary arts program at Culinard is designed to prepare students for careers in restaurants, hotels, resorts, casinos, cruise ships, catering companies, hospitals and many other places where a love of cooking and the proper training can take them.

Culinary Arts Associate Degree (Online) – Designed for students who already have formal training in culinary skills at a post-secondary level but who want an associate degree and a broader skill base in order to increase opportunities for employment and advancement.  The program offers a broad, practical curriculum and real-world instruction using convenient, on-line classes that give students the education they need for a successful career in the culinary arts.

Note: This program is offered in the online format but to qualify for admission, candidates must have successfully completed a diploma program that offers training in cooking and kitchen skills comparable to the one offered by Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College. Prospective students should speak with an Admissions Associate to determine acceptability of earned credits or degrees from other institutions.


Culinard/Virginia College is a senior college accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award certificates, diplomas, associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees.

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
This program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation and follows the guidelines prescribed by the American Culinary Federation Accrediting Commission.

The American Culinary Federation, Inc, (ACF) is the premier professional chefs’ organization in North America, with more than 230 chapters nationwide and 19,000 members

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to students who qualify. The Financial Planning department at Culinard is prepared to assist you with any questions you might have.


Classes at Culinard are taught by world class chefs and instructors. Known for more than just their superb culinary skills, instructors at Culinard are also known for their innovative and creative instructional methods. Class sizes are small, and focus on a hands-on learning environment.


Culinard – The Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Jacksonville, FL is conveniently located at 5940 Beach Boulevard. In addition to state of the art kitchens, students benefit from hands-on instruction in real-world environments.

More Information

If you are interested in any of these programs and would like to find out more, please request information from Culinard – The Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Greensboro, NC.