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Get the Skills for a Professional Career in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, or Hospitality 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 Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, and Restaurant Management. Click on your program of interest to learn more about how OCI can help you pursue a rewarding new profession.
Located in a cook’s paradise surrounded by local foods, wines and restaurants, Portland has an outstanding commitment to high-quality dining and sustainability, two values we honor at OCI.
Thinking about coming to school at Oregon Culinary Institute? Listen to what the students themselves say about life at OCI.
James Beard Award-winning chefs – including Chef Vitaly Paley – talk about Oregon Culinary Institute students and the training they receive.
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