The creative revolution is changing the culinary industry-and you can become a part of it at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Seattle. Here you will learn the fundamental cooking and management skills essential for a career in the culinary arts, and you’ll be introduced to over 25 world cuisines to help you become a more versatile and creative culinary professional. The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Seattle offers a range of degree programs in areas such as baking and pastry, culinary arts and management, and food and beverage management. Learn more about our culinary programs, and let us help you discover a world of possibilities.


Situated on the shores of two large lakes and Puget Sound with mountain ranges and wilderness just two hours away, Seattle is a young city that boasts cultural urban life and picturesque scenery.

Known for its advanced technology in aerospace and computer software (and great coffee!), Seattle is a contemporary city — open to new ideas and offering those who come here a place to make a new start. Seattle is home to the seventh largest population of artists, according to, the official Web site of Seattle. The arts scene includes the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera and the Pacific Northwest Ballet, numerous art galleries, the Seattle Art Museum and the Seattle Asian Art Museum, along with the Experience Music Project rock-and-roll museum. Seattle is also rich in theater arts and is a major attraction for the TV/film industry. Outdoor activities include boating, fishing, golf, water sports, hiking, biking, mountain climbing, and skiing.

We offer a range of creative programs designed to help you build the creative future you want, including:

  • The Art of Cooking
  • Baking & Pastry
  • Culinary Arts Management
  • Culinary Arts

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options
vary by school.

Click here to explore Fashion, Design, and Media Arts programs.

Many of our faculty are experienced professionals who continue to work outside of the classroom, sharing their work knowledge with their classes and giving them the inside track on current industry trends and techniques. Our faculty also know first-hand what today’s employers need, giving their students the practical, hands-on education they need to help them succeed.

Career services are offered to all students. From part-time and freelance job assistance to professional development and interviewing skills, our Career Services staff can help you build your creative future.

You have lots of questions about financing your education. Our Student Financial Services staff will help you:

  • Apply for grants, loans, and work study, available to those who qualify
  • Complete your financial forms
  • Prepare a financial plan to help you responsibly manage your school expenses

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

The Art Institute of Seattle
2323 Elliott Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121-1622
?2010 The Art Institutes International LLC. The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Seattle is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 45 schools throughout North America.

Administrative Office
210 Sixth Avenue, 33rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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