WHY CHOOSE US?

The CSCA Advantage

For nearly 50 years, Cambridge School of Culinary Arts (CSCA) has fostered culinary passion and expertise in an intimate and nurturing environment. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the hub of the New England culinary scene, we have helped thousands of students pursue their culinary and pastry education within our kitchens. Our alumni continue to find great success as chefs and industry leaders across New England, the United States, and internationally. Today we offer you the opportunity to join the CSCA family and launch your culinary future.

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Our Chef Instructors

Our accomplished instructors boast backgrounds as diverse as our student population. They bring their vast culinary training and experience as executive chefs, pastry chefs, caterers, private chefs, food writers, bakery owners, and educational leaders to every course they teach. Our instructors have worked in some of the finest restaurants and institutions in the greater Boston area and across the world, and are passionate about sharing their knowledge with future culinary leaders like you.

Best-In-Class Facilities

Four commercial-grade, fully-stocked kitchens host our classroom laboratories and seminars, providing you with ample space to work and learn in a comfortable setting.

Alumni Network

Our alumni family comprises restaurant and small business owners, chefs, food writers, food stylists, sommeliers, culinary instructors, and business consultants. Many have been featured in local and national newspapers and magazines, and several have participated in shows including Top Chef, Hell’s Kitchen, The Taste, Cupcakes Wars, Throwdown with Bobby Flay, and Food Network Challenge. As any of our alumni will tell you, your culinary career post graduation is limited only by your imagination!

Schedule A Visit

Don’t take our word for it- come see us in action! Join us for a private tour with one of our admissions representatives to make sure CSCA is the place for you.

Information Sessions
Learn the ins and outs of our Professional Programs. Join our admissions staff for an introduction to each program, an overview of the application process, and answers to your most pressing questions. Learn about labs, seminars, student events, and career placement support. Alumni and instructors will be available to talk about “a day in the life” of a CSCA student and help you envision your culinary future.

We host information sessions in the evenings 1-2 times per month. See upcoming dates and register on our information session schedule. Each session lasts approximately 2 hours and includes a tour of the classrooms and kitchens. If you plan to bring a guest, please inform us ahead of time.

Private Tours
If you can’t make it for an information session, one of our admissions representatives will be happy to give you a private tour at a time that best suits your schedule. Request a private tour by filling in the form with your name, contact information, and the date you wish to attend or call 617.354.2020 to speak with a representative.