Cook Up Your Future at RMU
Culinary Arts Degree In Chicago
RMU’s Culinary Arts Institute Was Recently Ranked #1 for Culinary Arts Schools in Illinois
Providing students with a well-rounded culinary arts degree, Robert Morris University offers one of the top culinary arts programs in Chicago. Our Culinary Arts Institute equips students with a leading education that has been ranked one of the best culinary schools in Illinois. In fact, U.S. Culinary Schools ranked RMU’s program #1 in Illinois, #3 in the Midwest and #16 in the USA. Students will have the unique opportunity of taking cooking classes in Chicago and Orland Park, home to hundreds of top-rated restaurants and a multitude of cooking styles and flavors. Through experience-based learning, students will Discover a curriculum that integrates learning inside and outside the classroom. RMU’s Culinary Arts Institute curriculum includes guest chef presentations and visits to Chicago-area restaurants and farmers markets.
Our Culinary Arts Degree Provides a Great Opportunity for Those Exploring a Culinary Arts Degree in Chicago
The Institute of Culinary Arts provides a creative environment that simulates the culinary world. At RMU, students will work in industry-equipped kitchens, using top quality ingredients and commercial-grade tools. They will work alongside professional chef instructors who share their real-world experience and encourage individuals to develop their own creativity. These masters of the craft teach classic foundational techniques and innovations essential to any style of cuisine. Through a methodology of demonstration followed by hands-on application, students can develop new skills and the confidence to continue their journey to a world of culinary possibilities. Additionally, through partnership with The French Pastry School, students have the opportunity to study with legendary pastry chefs on a certificate program in pastry, cakes, and breads.
We Strive to Exceed What Is expected In Leading Culinary Arts Programs in Chicago
RMU offers a culinary art degree with both an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Advanced Culinary Arts. With the exciting opportunity of being in one of the leading culinary arts schools in Illinois, students will be able to participate in culinary symposiums and industry panels featuring top chefs and alumni, as well as engage in the culinary arts institute student-led, pop-up restaurant which offers real world experience in our state-of-the-art kitchen.
Students in the Culinary Arts Institute at RMU will also have the opportunity to further their skills with a Masters in Management Degree that will enhance their career opportunities after graduation.
Explore Program Options
Students have the opportunity to obtain both their bachelor’s and their master’s degrees simultaneously to save time and money through RMU’s dual degree program.
- Human Resource Management
- Management/HR Management
- Business Analytics
- Information Security
- Mobile Computing
- Information Systems Management
- Higher Education Administration
- Health Care Administration
- Law Enforcement Administration
- Sports Administration
- Human Performance
Why Study Culinary Arts at RMU?
- Experience culinary in the city of Chicago, home to hundreds of top rated restaurants
- Discover curriculum that integrates learning inside and outside the classroom
- Guest chef presentations
- Visits to Chicago-area restaurants and farmers markets
- Participate in culinary symposiums and industry panels featuring top chefs and alumni
- Engage in RMU’s pop-up restaurant which offers real world experience in our state-of-the-art kitchen
“What is best about RMU is that you don’t just learn in class but you are are challenged to learn by yourself too. Faculty Chefs give you the foundation so you can build a culinary career for yourself.”
Michael Deng, Culinary Student