Learn the skills, techniques and professionalism required for careers in the ever-changing culinary and hospitality fields at the Professional Culinary Academy.

Conveniently located at
460 W 34th St.
New York, NY 10001 – near Penn Station in Manhattan and Hudson Yards.
Telephone: 716-831-7801

The Professional Culinary Academy in New York City houses two commercial kitchens, three classrooms, a stewarding area, and a student lounge. Schedule a visit to our main campus today, and see how our comprehensive programs can help you achieve your career goals.

Our Programs

Combining theory and practice, the Professional Culinary Academy’s curriculum provides students with the entry-level practical skills needed to successfully join the workforce. Each nationally accredited program concludes with a comprehensive externship, where students can gain experience working in a real-world environment and hone their teamwork and professional skills. Our programs include:

  • Commercial Cooking Plus Externship– This 600-hour program can help you compete for entry-level positions, including prep cook, garde manger, grill cook and line cook. You’ll also prepare for the NYC Food Handler’s Certification exam.
  • Hospitality Operations – Learn practical techniques in hotel operations, as well as job search skills, in this 600-hour program designed to prepare you for careers in hotels, resorts, restaurants, cruise lines, convention centers, private clubs and other businesses.


Learn More

Morning, afternoon and evening classes are offered for added flexibility, and financial aid programs are available for those who qualify. For more information and a detailed breakdown of hours and tuition requirements, call the Professional Culinary Academy Main Campus in Manhattan today at 716-831-7801.