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Academy of Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts faculty and students in kitchen

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts is recognized nationwide for its high quality. Our small class sizes, with world-class chef instructors, provide an hourly amount of hands-on production time unparalleled by any other culinary program, and our externship placement is among the best in the United States. Whether you aim to win a Food Network show—as graduate Lindsay McClain '07 did—or work at a four- or five-star property, as many of our alumni do, IUP ACA starts you on your way to an exciting, creative career in the food industry.

Culinary Arts Program

Baking and Pastry Arts Program

Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts Program

Culinary Arts with a BS Degree in Food and Nutrition or Hospitality Management


Culinary Arts Admissions

Find information on visiting, applying, cost and value, and more; read our alumni success stories. If you love to cook or bake, the IUP ACA nationally recognized culinary arts programs are for you.

American Culinary Federation

Our Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry programs hold Exemplary Program accreditation from the American Culinary Federation. Exemplary Programs symbolize the highest educational standards recognized by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission. 

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Academy of Culinary Arts Campus

See photo galleries of our 13,000-square-foot academy building, our new Fairman Centre, and our Living-Learning Center.

  • Academy of Culinary Arts
  • 1012 Winslow Street
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
  • Phone: 800-438-6424
  • Fax: 814-938-1158
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.