Culinary Arts

Why choose Delgado for Culinary Arts?

Delgado Culinary Arts student watches as their professor cuts into a raw chicken.Founded in 1921, Delgado's Culinary Arts Program is one of the College's oldest and premier programs! The program boasts the following features:

  • Highly experienced, caring faculty
  • Low student/teacher ratio - 12:1 in hands-on cooking classes
  • The ability to choose from several culinary related electives as part of your program
  • The opportunity to earn several certifications from nationally recognized agencies
  • Affordable tuition and financial aid for those who qualify
  • The experience of working in the best restaurants in New Orleans while you learn

A Delgado culinary arts student cuts an onion.

Program Offerings

Associate Degree in Culinary Arts

Earn your associate degree in Culinary Arts and choose between two concentrations:

  • Professional Culinarian
  • Baking and Pastry Arts

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Certificate of Technical Studies Programs

Closeup of several dishes prepared by culinary arts students: meat, bread, and pickles.The Culinary Arts Program offers three Certificates of Technical Studies in the following disciplines:

  • Culinary Management
  • Pastry Arts
  • Culinary Arts: Line Cook

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