Ranked the #1 Culinary Arts College
in the United States of America
for Three Consecutive Years
by Niche.com

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  • 1878

    Alumni Since 2001

  • $ 2,945,366

    Accumulated Grants and Scholarships for the last 2 years (Most students stay two years.)

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Your Dollar Counts

Your culinary success means financial success. In 2018, qualifying students took advantage of over $1,729,995.49 in scholarships.
We are a one-location, employee-owned school.
We put your money where it belongs: fine ingredients, dedicated faculty and full-time, top-notch chefs.

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Ranked #1 Culinary Arts College By NICHE

The NICHE ranking corporation released a list of the 66 Best Culinary Arts Colleges in the US and ranked us number one.

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Lifelong Employment Support

Our student career services provides lifetime career assistance, including support with resume writing, interview skills, and internship and job placement.
An average of 94% of our graduates found jobs before graduation.

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Training Your Taste Buds

Students from every class present their dishes to a school audience twice a week and share a seated complimentary meal together.
This community experience is unique to our school, which teaches a variety of international cuisines in addition to French cooking and baking.

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Le Bistro

CULINARY INSTITUTE LENOTRE® proudly hosts a gourmet, award-winning restaurant, Le Bistro, nestled at the heart of the institute.
The restaurant offers qualified students the opportunity to experience the profession through internships or practicums at real-time restaurant speed.

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International Chefs

Get technical guidance with close supervision by executive chefs with an average of at least 20 years of experience in upscale restaurants or pastry and baking shops.
Our chef-instructors are full time and college stockholders.
You will have the same chef for each of your 10-week term levels.

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Flexible Scheduling

We offer four diplomas, three Associate of Applied Science degrees and five elective options including LENOTRE® sommelier, hotel, restaurant management and artistic skills of pastry décor.
Choose between morning, afternoon or evening shifts.
Lab classes meet for four hours per shift,
Monday through Thursday, leaving your weekends open.

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Small Class Sizes

CULINARY INSTITUTE LENOTRE® is dedicated to a low student-teacher ratio, averaging 12 to 1 in kitchen labs.
Small classes will help you learn effectively, allowing more individual attention from your chef instructors.

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Maximize Your Time

Most of your time in the kitchen lab is hands-on training, enabling you to better memorize the skills.
This intense hands-on practice helps you master over 320 recipes and skills.
You also don’t have to clean pots and pans!

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A Legendary Name for Your Culinary Arts College

For three generations, the LENOTRE® name has been internationally recognized for stellar cuisine and pastry.
To honor that tradition, we provide you with an experience of cutting-edge training. At our college, LENOTRE® is not just the founder and the president’s name – it is your passport to success.

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