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  • City Colleges of Chicago
    (7 colleges located across the city)
    226 W. Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60606
    Phone: (312) 553-2500
    • Culinary Arts
      · Basic Certificate   · Advanced Certificate (AC)
      · Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
    • Baking and Pastry Arts
      · Basic Certificate (BC)   · Advanced Certificate (AC)
      · Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
    • Cake Decorating & Baking (L'Art Du Gateau) · Basic Certificate
    • Pastry and Baking (L'Art de la Patisserie)  · Basic Certificate
    • Food Sanitation · Basic Certificate
    • Food Service Sanitation, Recertification · Continuing Education Certificate
    • Hospitality  · Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
    • Hospitality Front Office   · Advanced Certificate (AC)
  • College of DuPage
    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
    Phone: (630) 942-2800
    · Culinary Arts: Certificate & A.A.S. Degree
    · Baking and Pastry Arts: Certificate & A.A.S. Degree
    · Hospitality Management: Certificate & A.A.S. Degree
  • College of Lake County
    19351 West Washington Street
    Grayslake, Illinois 60030
    Phone: (847) 543-20
    · Hospitality & Culinary Management A.A.S. Degree
    · Baking and Pastry Assistant Certificate
    · Hospitality Manager Certificate   · Hospitality Supervisor Certificate
    · Professional Chef Certificate   · Professional Cook Certificate
  • Illinois Central College
    1 College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635
    Phone: (309) 694-5422
    Culinary Arts Management  · Certificate   · Associate in Applied Science
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Chicago
    361 West Chestnut, Chicago, Illinois 60610
    Phone: Class Information: 888-295-7222
    All Other Inquiries: 312-944-0882
    · Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts is an institution of higher learning for students who share a passion for culinary and hospitality arts. We are dedicated to providing quality career education that integrates the classic culinary curriculum of Le Cordon Bleu in combination with modern technology and innovation in global cuisine.
  • The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago
    350 N. Orleans Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654
    Phone: 1-312-280-3500
    · Culinary Arts (AAS)   · Culinary Management (BAS)
    · Hospitality Management (AAS)   · Hospitality Management (BAS)
    · Professional Baking & Pastry Certificate
    · Baking & Pastry Diploma   · Culinary Arts Diploma
  • The French Pastry School
    226 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60606
    Phone: 312-726-2419
    · L'Art de la Patisserie - The Professional Pastry and Baking Program
    · L'Art du Gateau - The Professional Cake Decorating and Baking Program
    · L'Art de la Boulangerie - The Artisanal Bread Baking Course
    · Continuing Education
         3 to 5 day courses accredited by the American Culinary Federation
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
    901 West Illinois Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801
    Phone: 217-333-0302
    · Dietetics   · Food Science   · Hospitality Management   · Human Nutrition
  • Chopping Block Cooking School
     • 4747 N. Lincoln Ave; Chicago, Illinois 60614
     • Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 107; Chicago, Illinois
    Phone: (773) 472-6700
    · Chicago's largest recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store, offers demonstration and hands-on cooking classes, wine classes, private cooking parties. Classes at our 2 locations cover subjects from cooking basics to intensive Boot Camps and seasonal, date nights, healthy and kids classes
  • Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionery Art
    7511 Lemont Road at 75th Street, Darien, Illinois
    Phone: 800-772-7111, ext. 2888
    · An 80 Year Tradition of Decorating Excellence. A private vocational school that has been the world leader in cake decorating education for generations.
  • Dierbergs Market School of Cooking
    Edwardsville Crossing, 6671 Edwardsville Crossing Drive
    Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
    Phone: 618-622-5353  Call for more information.
    (see Missouri for additional Dierbergs locations with classes)
  • Parties That Cook
    917 W. Washington Blvd. #107, Chicago, Illinois 60607
    Telephone: 1.888.907.2665
    Cooking Classes in San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle & Portland
    Parties That Cook offers a unique selection of hands-on cooking classes in Chicago that are open to the public. What makes these events different from other Chicago cooking classes is the upbeat and social atmosphere in which guests are encouraged to have fun while they learn to prepare delicious gourmet dishes. New classes are starting all the time so check this page often.
  • Sur la Table Cooking Classes
     · Naperville
    55 South Main Street, Naperville, Illinois
    Phone: (630) 428-1086
     · Northbrook
    Northbrook Court, 2171 Northbrook Court, Northbrook, Illinois
    Phone: (800) 243-0852
    · We offer an exciting array of hands-on classes.  From classic recipes and essential skills to international fare and fun classes for young chefs, we’ll show you how to create delicious dishes all year long.




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