Put your cooking aspirations on the front burner with the complete series
Form the foundations of cooking and save nearly $300 when you complete all six ACFEF-approved courses. Each course is ACE Credit®-recommended for college credit and includes 55 hours of instruction to help you master foundational culinary skills.
course series led by expert chefs
hours of online instruction per course
purchase all six courses in the series and save nearly $300
Professional Cooking Fundamentals
Learn the fundamentals of professional cuisine preparation and kitchen organization through this ACE Credit®-recommended course.
Foundations of Cuisine
In this ACE Credit®-recommended course, explore the foundations of cooking regional and national dishes and what makes them unique.
This ACE Credit®-recommended course will help you sharpen your understanding of basic cooking principles.
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.
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.
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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First-time cooks and accomplished home chefs – improve your skills
with short courses designed to fit your schedule and budget.
Learn from the best – meet our Master Chef Scott Conant
Meet Scott Conant – world-class chef, TV personality and our Master Chef. With over 30 years of experience, Conant started his career as a dishwasher and worked his way up to become a renowned restaurateur and James Beard Award Winner.
Joined by other culinary experts at Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute, Conant brings you an immersive and affordable online education. His passion for cooking drives him to keep honing his culinary craft and sharing what he's learned. Pick up tips and grow your own expertise as you set out on your next adventure – in the food world or your own kitchen.
“Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute
provides tools for anyone to pursue their passions. That’s extremely
powerful, and I love being a part of it.” – Scott Conant,
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.
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.