CASA Culinary Schools in Los Angeles, CA

Get the Real-World Culinary Experience you need at CASA Cooking Schools in Los Angeles, CA

Do you want to get cooking in Los Angeles, California but don’t know where to start? Have you been discouraged by the very high cost of tuition at most culinary arts schools in the area? CASA places you in a working, professional restaurant or kitchen for a culinary apprenticeship guided by a well-known, respected chef. The training you receive is hands-on and up-to-the-minute, geared toward the real world of professional cooking.

If you’re serious about earning your stripes and building your career as a chef, this program gets you where you need to be to learn, build skills and make the valuable connections that lead to work in the industry.

Your Culinary Dreams Are Realized Here

The second-largest city in the United States, Los Angeles is known for its laid-back style and willingness to thwart convention. Here experimentation is expected and, if it’s good, hungry Angelinos will come, in droves, whether you’re set up in a food truck, the Sunset Strip, or Rodeo Drive.

The thriving food culture makes LA a top choice for some of the world’s most famous chefs. Wolfgang Puck has seven restaurants. Other celebrity chefs who can be spotted at their restaurants or one of a myriad of farmers markets include Michael Voltaggio, Curtis Stone, Rick Bayless, and Brooke Williamson. Actors have got in on the food scene too. Among them Eva Longoria, Ryan Gosling, and the legendary Robert de Niro, yes, Robert de Niro is a partner in an upscale Tuscan restaurant lauded for its unforgettable Pappardelle al Cinghiale.



401 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90071

(213) 410-4973

2555 Crest View Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90046

(323) 366-6435

6500 Selma Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028

(323) 364-8218

6300 Wilshire Blvd Suite #640
Los Angeles, CA 90048

(310) 873-3710


Are you passionate about cooking and dream of pursuing a career in the culinary arts? Then Chef Apprentice School of the Arts (CASA) is where you need to be. Our unique program offers much more than a regular classroom experience–we provide you with the rare opportunity to learn from the experts themselves. Our immersive approach places you in the heart of the action, allowing you to gain hands-on experience and connect with top chefs who are respected in the industry. With CASA, you can learn more in minutes than you would in months of traditional classroom learning.

Unlike other schools that may require prerequisites, all you really need to take our Gourmet Chef Program is a passion for food and the determination to see the program through to completion. The isn’t for those looking for a weekend hobby: the program is designed to give those looking for a culinary career the skills and experience to make it their life.

Our apprenticeship/externship-based program works in accord with the way the culinary world really operates–and for much less money. Our six-month programs are less than $15,000 and there are no hidden fees or other costs. Traditional culinary school tuition can range from $30,000 to as high as $100,000. That’s a lot of money, especially when you receive no real work experience or opportunity to connect with professionals. Why go into massive student loan debt if you don’t have to?

Start your culinary journey and become the chef you’ve dreamed of!

You will be mentored by an expert chef and gain real-world experience in an actual kitchen. Professional chefs have never been in such high demand and our job placement is unmatched in the industry.

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All this for well under what most culinary schools charge in tuition we are committed to keeping you out of insurmountable debt.

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Entering the culinary arts world loaded down in debt can seriously thwart your future success. CASA’s curriculum-backed, on-the-job training is time-efficient and cost-efficient.

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