About LADC
Training good cooks to be great chefs
“I really believe the best schooling comes from small regional establishments like our very own and much-admired L’Academie de Cuisine.” — Tom Sietsema, Restaurant Critic, The Washington Post

LADC is #8 of the Top 20 Culinary Schools in the Nation!

We are SO proud to be #8! The 20 Best Culinary Schools from thebestschools.org

September 2015 Daytime Culinary & Pastry Classes!

Applications being accepted for our September 28, 2015
Daytime Culinary & Pastry Arts Programs.
Email admissions@lacademie.com or call 301-670-8670 x201.

Located in Greater Washington, D.C., L’Academie de Cuisine (LADC)  is a world-class, private institution of higher culinary learning, a boutique, professional cooking school where the art and science of cooking in finer dining kitchens are taught by renowned instructors.

LADC offers a one-year, three-phase program melding hands-on, kitchen-classroom studies and training and six-month, mandatory, paid apprenticeships in the best restaurants in and around the DC area.

LADC graduates are fully prepared for and capable of successful kitchen careers in the dynamic restaurant and hospitality arenas.