• Salmon

    Merge cooking methodology with art to produce extraordinary dishes in our Culinary Arts program. Our course standards include creating mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres and pâtés, gourmet dishes flavored with fresh herbs and exotic spices, hearty breads and fresh salads... Read More

  • Beet Roses

    We consider ourselves to be the finest cooking, chef & culinary school in the Portland Metro Area - and our students agree! Our beautiful campus is right across the river from Downtown Portland in Vancouver. We design our class schedules to keep our students out of rush hour traffic... Read More

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    Enjoy hands-on, real world experience that will enrich your career. Plan, create, and execute exquisite menus for a variety of venues, with many events benefiting the local community… Read More

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    With the goal of discovering an exciting career path resulting in rewarding employment, graduates of Northwest Culinary Institute are qualified to work in a broad range of positions… Read More

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Premier Culinary Arts School

Premier Culinary Arts School

Since our beautiful campus is right across the river from Portland in Vancouver, we consider ourselves to be the finest cooking, chef & culinary school in the Portland metro area – and our students agree! We designed our class schedules to keep our students out of rush hour traffic. We are...

Are You a High School Senior?

Are You a High School Senior?

Northwest Culinary Institute offers all high schools in the United States two $2,000 scholarships to be awarded to high school seniors. Scholarships are awarded by your high school counselor or teachers. If you would like to be nominated for this scholarship, please contact your career counselor....

Learn More About Our Program

Learn More About Our Program

Merge cooking methodology with art to produce extraordinary dishes in our Culinary Arts program. Our culinary arts course standards include creating mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres and pâtés, gourmet dishes flavored with fresh herbs and exotic spices, hearty breads and fresh salads. Produce...

What Makes Us Great

What Makes Us Great

Opportunities abound! When you start with Northwest Culinary Institute, you can set your eyes on a career as a Sous Chef or Executive Sous Chef or Baker in no time. Or, this could be the first step on the path of owning your own restaurant. You could look to work in any industry from government to...