IUP Academy of Culinary Arts is Selling Holiday Treat Boxes to Benefit Scholarships


Culinary Alumna Vargo Making Her Dreams Happen

IUP Academy of Culinary Arts graduates are going places, and some are even going in a food truck! Kala Vargo, a 2019 Culinary Arts alumna, has always dreamed of running her own business and operating a food truck. That dream became a reality in the form of a vintage mobile bar, named Magnolia.


Baking and Pastry Student Receives First Ever Michael Hanni Memorial Scholarship

The Michael Hanni Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of 2013 Culinary alumnus, Michael Hanni.


2021 Ricupero Scholarship Recipients

The Ricupero scholarship recipients for the 2021 academic year are Sean Lynn from Aston, Pa., and Silas Gesser, from Gettysburg, Pa.


Check Out the Culinary Summer Event Series

Register now for first-ever Culinary Academy Summer Event Series, including cooking demonstrations, cook-alongs, learning about financial aid, and chef and student meet and greets. There is something for everyone! 


Check Out the Culinary Academy on WTAJ

The IUP Academy of Culinary Arts, along with Chef Lynn Pike and Chef Hilary DeMane, will be featured on Thursday, April 15, at 4:00 p.m. on WTAJ.

Congressman Thompson Visits Academy of Culinary Arts

On March 29, 2021, the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts was honored to provide a tour to Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson of the fifteenth District of Pennsylvania.


Academy of Culinary Arts One of Top 15 Pastry Schools in US

The IUP Academy of Culinary Arts is recognized nationwide for its high-quality programs in culinary arts and baking and pastry. A recent review of pastry schools in the US has chosen IUP as one of the Top 15 Pastry Schools for 2021.

Academy of Culinary Arts Dean's List, Fall 2020

Students are named to the Dean’s Recognition List for academic excellence at the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts when they achieve a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher.