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.

    Fall Weekday Baking Buffet Tours

    Schedule a Weekday Baking Buffet Tour and enjoy a sweet or savory buffet created by our students while you while you learn about the culinary options at IUP.

    Next: October 26, November 16

    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 20 and November 10

    Small Group Visits

    If our visit dates just don’t work for you, give us a call at 800-438-6424 or send an e-mail to We will arrange a small group tour 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 e-mail to and we will set up a program date for you.
    Register for a high school group visit

    Summer Weekday Buffet Tours

    Make your visit a Summer Weekday Buffet Tour and enjoy two buffets! Advanced Baking and Advanced Garde Manger students will serve up sweet and savory foods made in class while you tour our kitchens and get the information you need.
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    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.