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Culinary Programs

Feed Your Creativity and Passion

We’ve helped thousands of students turn their love for food and the culinary arts into new careers in the restaurant, food service, and hospitality industries. At Institute of Technology, you’ll learn in kitchens designed to simulate real world environments and take part in curriculum that’s been nationally recognized for quality. We offer culinary arts and pastry chef degrees at our campuses in Modesto and Clovis, California.

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Why Choose IOT?


  • You will gain the culinary skills you need to work in a variety of restaurants
  • Our accelerated programs can prepare you for your career in less time than you think
  • We make tutoring services available to all students
  • You’ll get instruction from industry-experienced chefs
  • Much of your time consists of hands-on, in-kitchen work
  • Our faculty is well-connected to local culinary employers
  • All Culinary programs include a 180 hour, on-the-job externship
  • Our Culinary Arts program is ACF-accredited
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What it means to achieve exemplary status

Exemplary programs symbolize the highest educational standards recognized by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC). The award is only presented to programs that have proven consistent compliance with all ACFEFAC accreditation requirements in the last two visiting team reports along with excellent management of the program.

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