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Passionate about food—the ingredients, the presentation and, of course, the taste? 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 at The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts. 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!

ACF Exemplary Status SealThe Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management program has achieved
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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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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Click here for complete information on our graduation rates, graduate employment rates, tuition and fees, median loan debt and other important program information.

Per ACFEF requirements, the outcomes and success data for the Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management Program are as follows:

Student Graduation Rates
2017 - 69%
2016 - 76%

Job Placement Rates
2017 - 93%
2016 - 95%
*Graduation and Job Placement rates are as reported on the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) annual reports submitted in October 2016 and October 2017

Entry Level ACF Certification by graduation
2017 - 3.4%
2016 - 1.4%