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Culinary Alumni at Biltmore Estate

You will have more opportunities for a quality job placement.

We have a 100 percent job placement record. Over 80 percent of our students are placed in four- and five-star and diamond properties for externship.

We are really career-driven and outcome-based compared to other schools. This is evident in the variety of training and externship opportunities offered to IUP students.
—Albert Wutsch, Certified Executive Chef, Certified Culinary Educator, Chef Instructor

Here is a sampling of the many companies who hire IUP culinary externs and graduates:

The American Club, Kohler, Wis.

The Biltmore Estate, Asheville, N.C.

Boca Raton Resort and Club, Boca Raton, Fla.

The Breakers, Palm Beach, Fla.

The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo.

The Cloister, Sea Island, Ga.

Delmonico Restaurant, New Orleans, La.

The Duquesne Club, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Eagles Bar and Grille, Telluride, Colo.

Emeril’s, New Orleans, La.

The Equinox, Manchester, Vt.

The Grove Park Inn, Asheville, N.C.

Hershey Resorts, Hershey, Pa.

Hula Grill, Maui, Hawaii

Hyatt Key West Resort and Marina, Key West, Fla.

K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen, New Orleans, La.

Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, Va.

The Marriott, Marco Island, Marco Island, Fla.

The Marriott, New Orleans, New Orleans, La.

Mountain Air Country Club, Burnesville, N.C.

Nemacolin Woodlands, Farmington, Pa.

Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo, Fla.

Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tenn.

The Peaks at Telluride, Telluride, Colo.

Peek’n Peak Resort. Clymer, N.Y.

Pinehurst Resort and Country Club, The Village of Pinehurst, N.C.

The Putney Inn, Putney, Vt.

Sand Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, N.J.

The Steelhead Grill, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Wigwam Resort, Litchfield Park, Ariz.

The Wort Hotel, Jackson, Wyo.

The Wyndham Palace Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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