Art Institutes


Program Areas

Orange County Baking & Pastry School

Baking & Pastry

Use your talent and passion to turn desserts into works of art. You’ll explore everything from plating to preparing confections to managing a commercial kitchen.

Orange County Culinary Arts School

Culinary Arts

Starting with fundamentals like kitchen tools and culinary techniques, you’ll explore more than 20 of the most popular international flavors and techniques.

Orange County Culinary Management

Culinary Management

Prepare to run both the kitchen and the front of the house, using your passion for food and your head for business to create a memorable dining experience.

Orange County Hospitality Management Degree

Hospitality Food & Beverage Management

You can learn your way around both the front and back of the house while you prepare for the challenge of bringing something new to the table for demanding consumers.

Latest Happenings

Meal Through the Arts Culinary
Student at The Art Institute of California—Orange County Battles for the Title of Top Dish

Nicole Holtzman to compete in national competition to benefit No Kid Hungry.

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All Star Chef Classic Culinary
Ai Culinary Students Participate in All Star Chef Classic

The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire partnered with The Art Institute of California—Orange County and The Art Institute of California—Hollywood for the All Star Chef Classic in Los Angeles.

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Ai Orange County Taste of Peru culinary workshop with Rosaline's Chef Zarate Culinary
“Taste of Peru” Workshop Hosted by Ai California—Orange County

The Art Institute of California—Orange County held a “Taste of Peru” workshop on November 15th, in partnership with the Trade Commission of Peru. The event was open to current culinary students at the school.

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