Culinary Arts Columbia, MD

More than 25,000 Culinary professionals needed in the region
by 2026*!

Lincoln Culinary Institute (LCI) , a division of Lincoln Tech, is now preparing students for the thousands of job opportunities projected to open by 2026 for culinary professionals*. Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. are expected to combine for double-digit job growth during that time, and the LCI campus in Columbia, MD has the hands-on Culinary Arts training to build culinary skills that will get the attention of hiring managers.

Culinary Arts training also includes a foundation in Food Services to help you expand your career possibilities when you graduate. You can start a career as a personal or private chef, or follow the traditional route and work in the kitchens of restaurants, hotels, resorts and more. Instruction takes place in fully-equipped modern kitchens, and you’ll team up with classmates on friendly competitions and put the fruits (and flavors) of your training to the test. You’ll learn from professional chefs with years of real-world experience, and get connected to a 180-hour externship in an actual restaurant before graduation!

In our Culinary Arts training program, topics include:

  • Using classical and modern food preparation styles
  • Working with meats, poultry and fish
  • Food service operation and management
  • The science of nutrition
  • Preparing international cuisine
  • Planning your signature menus

Upon completion of your Culinary Arts training, you’ll qualify for positions as a sous chef, line cook, prep cook, chef’s assistant and more!

If your passion for food and your need for an exciting new career have been simmering, it’s time to bring them to a boil. Enroll today for Culinary Arts training at LCI in Columbia, MD!

* Career growth projections can be found at for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

The following career training program is currently offered at Lincoln Culinary Institute in Columbia, Maryland:

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended the Columbia, MD campus and enrolled in a program can be found at:

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9325 Snowden River Parkway
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: (410) 290-7100

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