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Get the Skills for a Professional Career in Culinary Arts,
Baking and Pastry, or Restaurant Management

At OCI we believe that outstanding culinary education should be as hands-on as possible. Our professional career training programs focus on technique in an exciting, fast-pasted environment that includes on open-to-the-public restaurant.

Professional Chef Instructors provide real-world, applicable skills training and guide students toward their dream careers in:

Click on your program of interest to learn more about how OCI can help you pursue a rewarding new profession.


Portland’s Chef Vitaly Paley speaks out on
about the national debate regarding the
Value of Affordable Culinary Schools.


Student Testimonials

Thinking about coming to school at Oregon Culinary Institute? Listen to what the students themselves say about life at OCI.

Chef Testimonials

James Beard Award-winning chefs – including Chef Vitaly Paley – talk about Oregon Culinary Institute students and the training they receive.

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