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Oregon Culinary Institute

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Classes start June 6th.

Hands-on Training
Students are able to put what they learn into practice at our own open-to-the-public fine-dining restaurant.
Affordable & Flexible Programs
OCI is one of the most affordable culinary programs in the country, offering a variety of program schedules for both weekdays and weekends.
Multiple Career Paths
OCI grads work in a variety of roles after graduating. Many start their own restaurants, others work in existing restaurants or bakeries, serve as private chefs, or even author cookbooks and host cooking shows.

Creative. Independent. Portland.

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Culinary Arts - Hospitality Management AOS Degree

64 Weeks

You dream of running your own kitchen, or maybe owning your own restaurant, food cart or catering business. This is the program for you.

The AOS program focuses on culinary management, from the fundamentals of preparing good food to running a successful business, and can prepare you for a fulfilling career in the exciting food and hospitality industry.

Culinary Arts Diploma

32 Weeks (Weekdays)
56 Weeks (Weekends)

We conveniently offer our Culinary Arts diploma program on both weekday and weekend tracks, providing the flexibility needed to fit your schedule. In as few as 32 weeks, you can be well on your way toward a real culinary career.

The program focuses on the development of fundamental cooking skills and techniques and is designed to prepare students for working in a variety of industry settings.

Other Degree Programs:
Baking & Pastry

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Text or call: 503.961.6200