Best Culinary Schools – Baking & Pastry and
Hospitality & Restaurant Management Schools in Virginia
The home state of eight United States presidents, it's no wonder that Virginia is often referred to as the "Mother of Presidents." In addition to the metropolitan areas of Arlington, and those near Washington D.C., Virginia is also home to relaxing tourist destinations such as Virginia Beach.
Ranked by Forbes magazine as the best state in the nation for business, Virginia offers prospective culinary and hospitality students a wealth of opportunity. From the city streets of Richmond to the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, Virginia is a great place to live!
MY TOP PICKS FOR VIRGINIA CULINARY SCHOOLS
ECPI University's Culinary Institute of Virginia
The Culinary Institute of Virginia is associated with ECPI University and has 2 locations in Virginia.
Norfolk Campus - 2428 Almeda Avenue – Norfolk, VA 23513
The International Culinary School at the Art Institutes
The International Culinary School at the Art Institutes had 2 locations in Virginia. With over 35 years of history as an educational institution, it’s no surprise that The International Culinary School at The Art Institute is known for delivering industry-standard culinary skills and training to students across the United States.
The Art Institute of Virginia Beach- 4500 Main St #100, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Vienna Campus - 8620 Westwood Center Dr, Vienna, VA 22182
Alexandria Campus - 2900 Eisenhower Ave Alexandria, VA 22314
Richmond Campus - 11104 W. Broad St, Glen Allen, VA 23060
Woodbridge Campus - 14349 Gideon Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22192
TOP VIRGINIA COOKING CLASSES FOR HOME COOKS
Culinaria Cooking School
Founded in 2008, Culinaria Cooking School brings together professional chefs and instructors who want to share their passion for the culinary arts with the community. Culinaria Cooking School owners Stephen P. Sands and Pete Snaith began their culinary adventures together in 1999 at L’Academie de Cuisine in Bethesda, MD.
Vienna Location - 110 Pleasant St. N.W. - Vienna, VA 22180 [email protected]
The Charlottesville Cooking School
The Charlottesville Cooking School specializes in hands-on cooking classes using seasonal local ingredients. Classes include those intended for beginners, individuals with a love of cooking and professionals seeking to improve their skills. Students work hands-on in small groups at three fully equipped cooking stations.
Charlottesville Location - 2041 Barracks Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903 [email protected]
Judy Harris Cooking School
Judy Harris Cooking School offers cooking classes and wine dinners in the DC metro area. They offer a variety of international cuisines, including Italian, Spanish, Thai, Mediterranean, New Orleans, Chinese, Mexican, French and Indian. Each class features one complete dinner emphasizing technique and creativity with very clear and easy to follow recipes. A sit-down dinner is served with wine or traditional drink in a very friendly and social atmosphere.
Alexandria Location - 2402 Nordok Place - Alexandria VA 22306 - [email protected]