Seattle Culinary Academy

About Us

The Seattle Culinary Academy is proud to be one of the first culinary schools in the nation to offer formal coursework in sustainability. Our talented, committed, and progressive faculty will help you become gatekeepers of the food system. Through seasonal menu exploration you will discover the value of naturally diverse and local food. Our expert faculty will keep you in the forefront of our industry and in turn you will learn how to make the world a healthier place for future generations.

We believe in protecting our future food supply through bio-diverse and earth-kind practices, we understand the importance of using fresh and nutritious ingredients that are rich in flavor and color, and we invest in the health of our community through local farm partnerships and seasonal sourcing.
Welcome to your culinary journey.

The Seattle Culinary Academy’s certificate programs are accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation’s Accrediting Commission.


To provide innovative learning responsive to industry that provides students with a foundation of culinary, baking and pastry skills allowing them to excel in food-related careers while fostering environmental stewardship.


We envision a world where chefs equitably impact human and environmental wellness through culinary education.