CASA Culinary Schools in Orlando, FL

Get Real World Experience and Personalized Training at Our Orlando Culinary School

Are you considering attending culinary school? Maybe you’ve been dreaming of becoming a chef and want to start pursuing your passion. But with so many options out there, it can be tough to figure out which school is right for you. The Orlando Chef’s Apprentice School of Culinary Arts has the answers to your questions. You’ll learn in a real-world kitchen environment under the guidance of an experienced chef, receiving one-on-one attention as you develop your culinary abilities.

So why wait? Take the first step to become the chef you’ve always wanted to be with the Orlando Chef’s Apprentice School of Culinary Arts.

And what better place to learn about food than your hometown of Orlando? The City Beautiful has a vibrant and diverse food scene that caters to a wide range of tastes and preferences. Whether you’re looking for international cuisine, local flavors, or innovative culinary experiences, Orlando has something to offer. Orlando’s food landscape is constantly evolving, with a range of options to suit various tastes and budgets. Whether it’s a food enthusiast or a casual diner, tourists and residents will find something delicious to enjoy in this vibrant city.

There are several advantages to attending the Orlando CASA culinary school. You’ll be learning from inside the industry, a professional kitchen that’s open to the public. Your mentor has years of experience with a variety of cuisines and will show you the ropes about what it takes to prepare food, run a kitchen, and how to keep the lights on. Most of all, you won’t have to take on massive student loan debt or uproot your life to move to a brand-name university (and deal with those associated costs).

And why move in the first place? Orlando has plenty of top-notch restaurants to choose from to expand your palate. The Australian Kobe Beef at Victoria & Albert’s is anything but Mickey-Mouse fare and The Ravenous Pig is a Michelin-Rated restaurant featuring “pig tails,” fried dough curlicues served alongside chocolate espresso dipping sauce. The 4 Rivers Smokehouse was an Orlando Sentinel’s reads pick for best BBQ and Cress Restaurant, located just outside of Orlando, is known for its farm-to-table menu.


Contrary to what many people assume, advancement in the culinary arts is not based on degrees but on experience, skills, and talent. Everyone starts at the bottom, even graduates from the CIA, ICC, or a myriad of other programs because they lack experience. That’s what makes CASA so much better: you learn from inside a real kitchen from the start! You are also placed in a restaurant for 100 hours as part of the program. Learn, train, and work in the real world with CASA.

With a comprehensive program that breaks down into three core areas, Home Study, Bootcamp, and Externship, you’ll gain a deep understanding of techniques and recipes. Learn from six professional chefs, including the world-renowned and award-winning Chef Wes Avila, in 24 hours of hands-on instruction. Bootcamp is a unique hybrid learning experience, with at-home curriculum and a private chef instructor either at your own home, the chef’s restaurant, or place of business, or through live online classes. Once you’ve honed your skills, put them to the test with real-world experience through 100 hours of externship.

Our program will take you on a journey of culinary exploration where you will discover the secrets of cooking over 130 different entrees, appetizers, soups, salads, and more from different types of cuisine. With our comprehensive program, you’ll master how to work with an array of ingredients from beef, poultry, seafood, potatoes, vegetables, dry goods, and dairy and learn how to create perfect harmony with each dish.

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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