Tuition is significantly lower than other culinary programs at a regional and national level.
In-state Tuition for Neighboring States
Residents of California, Idaho, Nevada and Washington all receive at the in-state (out of district) rate.
Seven Quarter Curriculum
Seven quarter curriculum in a cohort-based educational model.
Modern Delivery Techniques
Modern technologically-based delivery techniques are utilized to accommodate a diversity of student learning styles for both traditional and non-traditional students.
Hands-on Culinary Instruction
The lecture and theory, demonstration, and hands-on applied culinary instruction is classical in orientation and technique-centered.
Specialized Elective Courses
Specialized elective course offerings that align with individual career goals.
E-portfolio will be leveraged throughout the curriculum in order for CCI students to document their learning via writing, photos, videos and blogging; which will serve as an applied resume post-graduation to support the placement process.
Accelerated Program Option
An accelerated application-based program that is five quarters in length is also available for candidates with previous cooking experience who are seeking rapid career advancement.
The Jungers Culinary Center, which opened in Fall 2011, serves as a cornerstone for Cascade Culinary Institute. The 15,205 sq. ft. facility was built to Earth Advantage Gold standards, and boasts of construction, operations, and instruction that is sustainable in orientation. The facility consists of a total of three instructional kitchens, a demonstration theatre, and a dining room that serves as an applied learning environment for regional community members as part of Elevation Restaurant.
Bend, Oregon Location
Those who love the four-season outdoors will find few places in the world like Bend, Oregon, where so much can be done so close to a modern town with great night life.