The Best Culinary School in the Metropolitan Washington, DC Area
Whether you want to improve your skills because you are passionate about all things culinary, or are about to begin your career as a professional chef, our culinary programs offer superior instructors, facilities and curriculum. L’Academie de Cuisine's mission is to teach people how to cook through an unmatched culinary school experience. Whether you live in Maryland, Washington, DC or northern Virginia, a world-class culinary school is conveniently located in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
From Recreational to Professional, Our Culinary School Has It All
There are several levels of cooking offered at L’Academie, all of which provide opportunities for personal and professional culinary growth. Perhaps you have always wanted to master French cuisine or advanced baking techniques. Or maybe you simply want to host a wine dinner for friends and family, but need a little more hands-on experience and direction. Conversely, you may have grown up knowing you would one day become a professional chef, and now you are ready to begin your culinary career. No matter what level you seek, our culinary school offers the best cooking classes, professional instructors and hands-on experience to ensure you achieve your culinary dreams.
A Professional Culinary Program at a Superior Culinary School
LAC offers unmatched professional programs for culinary arts and for pastry arts. The programs are designed for those who seek professional careers in the culinary field. The professional culinary programs are designed to teach students culinary school fundamentals and the culinary and pastry techniques needed to succeed in professional kitchens and pastry shops. The professional programs are full-time and require the dedication, excitement and a passion for learning all things culinary.
Whether you have been working in the culinary field, or have little or no experience, we welcome students of all levels to enter our prestigious culinary program. If you wish to learn more about our professional culinary school, please contact us.
Enhance Your Cooking Skills Through Our Recreational Culinary School Programs
L’Academie has a recreational culinary school that allows you to enhance your culinary skills, improve your cooking technique and become an at-home master chef or baker. Our recreational cooking classes are available to the public and we welcome all levels of cooking experience. We offer a variety of classes throughout the week and weekends during the day and also in the evening, allowing you to fit your passion for cooking into your busy schedule. From one-time classes focusing on a specific dish, to long-term classes, our recreational culinary school offers something for everyone! Choose from a variety of topics including cooking techniques, gourmet cupcake baking, specialty sauces, French cuisine and more.
We invite you to bring out the chef or baker in you by enrolling in our recreational culinary school today!