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Birmingham, AL Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts Programs Available

A top culinary school is located right here in Birmingham.

Campus Location

Virginia College in Birmingham
488 Palisades Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35209


Why leave home when you can acquire culinary skills from world-class chef-instructors at a culinary school close to home and in as little as 36 weeks?

At Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College, you’ll be in the kitchen on the very first day of class. Our programs prepare you to seek entry-level employment in the food and hospitality industries.

Ask an Enrollment Specialist how you can complete your Culinary Arts AND Pastry Arts programs in as little as 15 months!

Virginia College, Birmingham has been placed on institutional show cause by its accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ("ACICS"), because of the final adverse action taken by another recognized accrediting agency and for financial concerns.

Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College is programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation.

Chef Jared Danks, Culinard Program Director, Virginia College in Birmingham, shares how Culinard finds skilled instructors.

Don’t wait! Classes start soon.

Make the choice to improve your life today.