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Passionate about food—the ingredients, the presentation and, of course, the taste? The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts is where your talent and passion start working!

Do you sharpen your chef's knife daily, regularly serve dishes au gratin, or only use herbs from your own garden?

If so, you have the passion to join YTI Career Institute's Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management program. Our talented, dedicated instructors will train you in well equipped teaching kitchens and a theater style demonstration kitchen.

On top of culinary skills, you will also learn professional development skills, restaurant management and practice your recently acquired skills during a three month externship. Get cooking. Apply today!

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ACF Exemplary Status

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Program Details

  • Program offered at YTI-Lancaster
  • Program length: 21 months
  • Credits: 90
  • Graduates earn an Associate in Specialized Business degree

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Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management Program

Chef Rob Poulton

Program Director, Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management
Chef Poulton is a graduate of Eastbourne Culinary Institute, Sussex, England with a City & Guilds Degree in Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management. Within his 37 years in the industry, he has owned and operated an English Pub and Eatery and several catering companies. Chef Poulton has been employed with YTI Career Institute since 1999.

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ACF Exemplary Status

In February 2015 the Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management program was awarded the ACF's Exemplary Status. The Exemplary Programs symbolize the highest educational standards recognized by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC). The award is presented to programs that have proven full compliance with all ACFEFAC accreditation requirements in the last visiting team report along with excellent management of the program.

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