Though it is imperative to be well-rounded in many aspects of the culinary arts, we have selected several competencies to assess your skills and aptitude. Each ProChef Certification exam tests your culinary experience, leadership qualities, and financial proficiency using a combination of hands-on practicals and written examinations. Upon successful completion of each exam, you will receive certification from The Culinary Institute of America.
To achieve ProChef Level I Certification, you must demonstrate proficiency in foundational culinary applications, interpersonal skills, and financial aptitude. Successful candidates must also display a sense of responsibility and dedication in all facets of their work. In addition to written and verbal examinations, the ProChef Level I Certification exam consists of practical testing of the required foundational competencies. Tuition: $1,750
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Hyde Park, NY campus
San Antonio, TX campus
ProChef Level II is the intermediate level of certification. Aside from competency in basic food science, baking, and nutrition, you must also demonstrate basic management and supervisory skills as well as an understanding of the basic concepts of financial controls of a food operation. Tuition: $2,000
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San Antonio, TX campus
As the top level of ProChef Certification, you must be well versed in a multitude of culinary disciplines and be able to demonstrate strategic application of human resources and financial management to earn ProChef Level III Certification. Tuition: $2,250
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The Culinary Institute of America has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, The Culinary Institute of America has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider status, The Culinary Institute of America is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
As an IACET Authorized Provider, The Culinary Institute of America offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.