Culinary Arts and Hospitality Programs in the heart of Manhattan

Culinary Tech Center prepares students to enter the Culinary and Hospitality fields with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to succeed in today’s highly competitive job market.


Our Mission


The Culinary Tech Center believes that quality career education can lead to a successful and rewarding future. Our programs are designed to help students learn the skills needed for entry level employment in the culinary and hospitality fields as well as to develop the habits of lifelong learning needed in today’s ever-changing job market.

Culinary Vision


Our experienced culinary faculty is dedicated to preparing students with the techniques, knowledge and professionalism needed to enter and succeed in the culinary field. Our curriculum includes industry standard knife skills, culinary terminology, intense food preparation methods, menu planning, catering and plating techniques. Students are exposed to international and regional cuisines and so much more. Students are also required to complete a food sanitation course, approved by the New York City Department of Health that prepares our students for the NYC Food Handler’s Certification. Our students complete their externship and become employed in restaurants, corporate dining facilities, colleges and institutions, hotels, to name a few.

Hospitality Vision


The hospitality industry is a broad service field that includes hotels, resorts, restaurants, cruises, convention centers, theme parks, private clubs and many others within the tourism industry. If you have a passion for providing service to others and enjoy working in a dynamic field, this career may be for you! Within 6 months, our students learn front office operations, housekeeping and facilities management, food and beverage operations and other courses that prepare them to succeed in the hospitality field. Our students are prepared to sit for the Food Handler’s Certification Exam, through the New York City Department of Health.


“My name is William and I am proud to say I earned my certificate at Culinary Tech Center.”


“Before coming to CTC I was unsure of my future. With no trade of any kind, no interviewing skills, and no proper guidance, no one would ever think of hiring me. I decided to attend one of Culinary Tech Center’s open houses. To my relief they provided a positive and inviting atmosphere. I was immediately welcomed as part of the CTC family. I even received a delightful, well prepared lunch and dessert. After I was shown the facilities and even given an opportunity to assist the chef in the kitchen, I knew this was where I belonged. Today I am a proud graduate of CTC, as well as an employee at Medger Evers College. CTC has given me the tools to compete in the workforce.”