CULINARY INSTITUTE LENOTRE® is located in Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United States. The city offers vibrant activities as well as numerous fine dining and shopping complexes. The institute is constantly expanding and opening new kitchen labs and offices. The main campus features an award-winning, on-site gourmet restaurant, Le Bistro, as well as an organic garden providing unique community partnerships and garden-to-plate opportunities.
Student life at the school is exciting and active. Many events and cooking demonstrations happen throughout the year. (For example, Vanilla Extravaganza, Cacao Barry Demos, Pregel, Mercer, Rational or Student Appreciation Days.) Follow our event calendar on Facebook.
CULINARY INSTITUTE LENOTRE® provides lifelong career assistance that prepares students for professional opportunities, such as opening their own business, whether a restaurant, bakery, catering business or food truck. In 2014, according to the Texas Workforce Commission, CULINARY INSTITUTE LENOTRE® had the highest employment rate among culinary schools in Texas.
CULINARY INSTITUTE LENOTRE® has currently over 360 active students and employs 14 full-time chef-instructors.
“I claim that we change lives because I notice so much change in our students’ personalities after they spend 20 to 30 weeks with us. They develop their artistic talents, they have more self-esteem, they make many friends, and they plan ahead for their professional career,” Alain Lenotre says.
CULINARY INSTITUTE LENOTRE® Aspires to be recognized as providing the best possible diploma and associate degree programs through:
Applying its philosophy of COOKING WITH EXCELLENCE.