CASA Culinary Schools in Illinois

Our Illinois Culinary School locations will help you hone your talent and build skills.

The culinary arts are an exciting and rewarding career choice that allows you to express your creativity and passion for food. The traditional route has been to attend a culinary school, but tuition can be prohibitively expensive. Fortunately, there is now an alternative option – the Chef Apprentice School of the Arts. We offer accelerated learning in a real-world kitchen environment, pair you with a chef for one-on-one mentoring, and our programs are designed to help you transition from a student to working in a professional kitchen in just a few months.

Our tuition rates are also much lower than those of traditional culinary schools, allowing you to pursue your dream without having to take on massive debt. At Chef Apprentice School of the Arts, we believe in building up future generations of chefs and other culinary professionals who will shape the industry for years to come. We offer a range of networking opportunities so our graduates can make valuable connections within the industry before they even start their careers!

Externship Locations in Illinois:

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Chef Hany Ali

Executive Chef / CASA Faculty / Mentor

“Being a product of an apprenticeship (externship) program, I cannot say enough about it and believe it’s the best way to go. On-the-job experience is invaluable. You can’t be a great chef until you’ve done the job for a while in a real kitchen and know the real pressures of the culinary industry.”

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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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