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Get the ingredients for success with our full-length courses

Our ACFEF-approved full length courses provide a modern culinary education that’s flexible, affordable and elevates your skills in the kitchen.

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Take your culinary skills to the next level with our affordable, foundational full-length cooking courses

Master culinary techniques from your own kitchen with our innovative, fully online courses, led by industry experts. Design your program based on your interests, choosing from six ACFEF-approved and ACE Credit®-recommended courses.


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hours of online instruction and 60 days to complete a course


per course

Professional Cooking Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of professional cuisine preparation and kitchen organization through this ACE Credit®-recommended course.

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Foundations of Cuisine

In this ACE Credit®-recommended course, explore the foundations of cooking regional and national dishes and what makes them unique.

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Cooking Methods

This ACE Credit®-recommended course will help you sharpen your understanding of basic cooking principles.

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Cooking Meat, Fish, Poultry & Plant-Based Proteins

Dive into the culinary world of animal- and plant-based proteins. In this ACE Credit®-recommended course, practice preparing beef, lamb, chicken, fish and plant-based dishes.

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Culinary Nutrition & Wellness

In this ACE Credit®-recommended course, you’ll examine the basics of culinary nutrition, including its application in food preparation, menu planning and a healthy lifestyle.

Cook For Wellness

Basics of Baking & Pastry

Immerse yourself in baking basics by learning to create such delights as quick breads, custards, soufflés and chocolate confections during this ACE Credit®-recommended course.

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Get cooking with short courses

First-time cooks and accomplished home chefs – improve your skills with short courses designed to fit your schedule and budget.


Refine your skills

Form the foundations of cooking

Save when you take all six courses. Complete each 55-hour course with expert chef guidance, instructor-supported chat and graded feedback.


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Get to know Master Chef Scott Conant

At Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute, we’ve partnered with world-class chef, restaurateur and TV personality Scott Conant.

For more than 34 years, he’s worked his way up in the restaurant industry, going from dishwasher to James Beard Award Winner. Chef Conant built a reputation for outstanding leadership and creativity early in his career as a chef and restaurateur, garnering esteemed culinary titles, including Best New Restaurant from the James Beard Foundation and Best New Chef from Food and Wine magazine.   ​

Conant, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, is known for his Food Network appearances, including his tenure as a judge on Chopped since 2009. Conant has also published three cookbooks: New Italian CookingBold Italian and The Scarpetta Cookbook

During his culinary journey, Conant has continued learning and honing his culinary craft and is passionate about sharing what he’s learned. Now he’s partnering with other culinary experts at Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute to bring you an immersive and affordable online educational experience that will help you reach your culinary dreams. 

A culinary education focused on you

Become the chef you’ve always wanted to be from the comfort of your own kitchen. A world-class culinary education at your fingertips.

Get ready to get your hands dirty

Take your culinary skills to the next level with Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute’s hands-on curriculum. Dig into the interactive courses and engage in discussions with expert chef instructors. Receive constructive feedback on what you dish up.

Learn from professionally trained faculty

Receive expert guidance from highly trained chefs who have worked in top restaurants around the world.

Go at your own pace

You’re busy. We get it. With Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute, you’re in control. Log in when it’s convenient for you and have fun designing your own curriculum. Take only the courses that interest you and proceed on your schedule. 

Explore courses to meet every taste

From Culinary Nutrition & Wellness to the Basics of Baking & Pastry to a Knife Skills Boot Camp, we offer courses to please every palate. At Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute, we’re committed to offering a culinary education focused on you. 

A high-quality culinary education

Feel confident knowing that Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute is a high-quality culinary education. Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute is recognized by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) as an Approved Program.

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for six of Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute's courses.

*ACE CREDIT recommendation applicable to 55-hour courses only.