Culinary Arts Program
Baking and Pastry Arts Program
Culinary Arts and BS Degree Programs
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alumni success stories. If you love to cook or bake, the IUP ACA nationally recognized culinary arts programs are for you.
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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.
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Culinary Visit Programs Feature Artisan Candy
IUP Students and Chefs Cook Chili to Benefit Hunters Sharing the Harvest
Culinary Student Callihan Named Recipient of Ricupero Scholarship
Culinary Instructor Barnes Completes Ice Carving Training
Baking Students Celebrated at Toque Day
Chefs and Students Cook-off for Local Food Pantry
Students and Faculty Featured at Allegheny Outdoor Sport and Travel Show