Northwest Culinary Academy of Vancouver

2725 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5T 3E9


We are a chef owned, designed and operated culinary school.

Our teaching philosophy is simple. We realized we started as students, then apprenticed, became professional chefs and are now experienced teachers. Northwest Culinary Academy was built with a chef instructor’s mindset. We teach the way we would want to be taught.

We are your instructors, admissions and placement officers. We work with you from enrolment through instruction to employment. We focus our energy one intake of students per term.

Professional Diploma Programs

We get you ready for your journey by making sure you earn your diploma. Our programs reflect the intensity, commitment and work ethic demanded in the industry. We achieve this with:

  • Island configured kitchens
  • Theory classroom connected to kitchens
  • Performance-based curriculum

Amateur Classes

We have options for the passionate home cook, from “Serious Foodie” programs, Private Parties and Corporate Team-Building events to Advanced Classes offered periodically.