Take your skills up a notch with short courses
In these ACFEF-approved courses, you’ll receive personalized feedback from experts. Plus, you’ll build your repertoire of skills so you stay sharp in the kitchen.
Elevate your cooking craft – we’ll help
Improve your skills with short courses designed to fit your schedule and budget.
hours of online instruction per course
Knife Skills Boot Camp
Learn the fundamentals of selecting, handling and using a knife with confidence.
Cooking on a Budget
Reinvigorate your favorite dishes without breaking the bank by focusing on flavor, versatility, easy storage and reheating.
A Plant-Based Celebration
Dress up your winter celebrations with vibrant and flavorful vegetarian offerings.
The Main Course
Diversify mealtime with techniques that add a dash of flair and put a new spin on traditional entrées, side dishes, sauces and salads.
Create flavorful soups suited to your taste by effectively combining ingredients and preparing budget-friendly recipes.
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Full-length culinary courses
Design the culinary education that suits you with six ACFEF-approved
courses that you can mix and match to meet your needs.
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 Cooking, Bold 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.
“I’m a firm believer in surrounding yourself with people who do what they do very well, and that’s what Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute brings to the table with their remarkable ability to execute online culinary education. They provide the tools for anyone to pursue their passions. That’s extremely powerful, and I love being a part of it.”
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.