Visit the Culinary Academy

  • chef demonstrating plating to students in the kitchen

    Meet our faculty, talk to our students, tour our kitchens—and see for yourself why our culinary and baking graduates are getting jobs in top kitchens across the nation.

    Weekday Buffet Tours

    Make your admissions visit a Weekday Buffet Tour and enjoy a sweet or savory buffet created by our students while you while you learn about the culinary and baking program options at IUP.

    Next: June 10, June 28, July 16, August 2

    Saturday Open Houses

    Weekday Baking Buffet Students with trays of food

    Open House is our most in-depth visit program. Enjoy demonstrations, food tastings, ice carving, and more while you talk with students and chef instructors in both the culinary and baking and pastry programs.

    Next: October, November, TBA

    Small Group Visits

    If our visit dates just don’t work for you, give us a call at 800-438-6424 or send an email to We will arrange a small group tour for you. 
    Next: Contact us to schedule a date and time.

    Shadow Days

    Still trying to decide about culinary school? Come spend a day with us. You'll attend classes, meet faculty, and connect with culinary and baking students. Call us at 800-438-6424 or send an email to We will set up a day for you. 

    Next: Contact us to schedule a date and time.

    High School Group Tours

    We can schedule your high school group for any of our programs. If our visit dates don’t work for your schedule, give us a call at 800-438-6424 or send an email to and we will set up a program date for you.
    Register for a high school group visit

    Register for a Visit

    Register online now, or contact us at or 800-438-6424. Please provide your name, address, phone number, year of high school graduation, and the number of guests planning to attend. We look forward to having you as our guest.