Our Mission

The Culinary Tech Center is dedicated to offering programs that provide students with practical skills to enter the work force through theory and practice. The programs focus on experiential learning in a real-world culinary and service environment, which is the core of practical learning.

Experiential learning is further enhanced through an externship, which enables students to apply what they have learned in a fast-paced, realistic setting.

Accreditation

The Culinary Tech Center is licensed by New York State Education Department Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision. It is also approved by New York State Education Department / ACCES-VR (Adult Career & Continuing Education Services), and nationally accredited by COE (Council on Occupational Education).

Our Programs

Commercial Cooking Plus Externship

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Hotel Operations

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Our Campuses

New York City:
460 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

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White Plains:
303 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY 10601

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The Culinary Tech Center is dedicated to offering programs of instruction that provide students with practical skills to enter the work force.  The curriculum combines theory and practice.  Experiential learning is further enhanced through an extern/internship.  This extern/internship enables students to apply what they have learned in a fast-paced, realistic setting.  It enables students to gain practical experience and to hone their skills in teamwork, professional attitudes.

The Culinary Tech Center, New York City is conveniently located near Penn Station in Manhattan and the new Hudson Yard stop (7 train). The school is 7,800square feet and houses 2 fully industry standard commercial kitchens. Flexible schedules are offered and available and financial aid programs are available for those who qualify.

Commercial Cooking Plus Externship program provides our students with the culinary arts fundamentals to enter the food service industry.

This 600 hour nationally accredited program prepares our students to obtain job positions such as prep cook, garde manger, grill cook and line cook,  stewarding and other entry level positions. Students also prepare for the NYC Food Handler’s Certification exam. A combination of in-class, kitchen and off site internship hours provides the students with the necessary skills to start their career in the culinary arts field.

Hotel Operations program provides our students with the basic knowledge of the hospitality industry, specifically in hotel and food and beverage operations.  This 600 hour nationally accredited program prepares our students for entry level positions in departments such as front desk, reservations, housekeeping, concierge, guest services and administrative roles within the hospitality field. Students also prepare for the NYC Food Handler’s Certification exam.

For more information and a detailed breakdown of hours or tuition requirements call the Culinary Tech Center, Manhattan location, today at 1-646-559-8551.

The Culinary Tech Center is dedicated to offering programs of instruction that provide students with practical skills to enter the work force.  The curriculum combines theory and practice.  Experiential learning is further enhanced through an extern/internship.  This extern/internship enables students to apply what they have learned in a fast-paced, realistic setting.  It enables students to gain practical experience and to hone their skills in teamwork, professional attitudes.

Students at Culinary Tech Center, White Plains attend classes in a newly designed, industry standard facility.  The Center is located on the ground floor of a modern educational/training complex.  CTC provides two classrooms, an administrative workspace, a fully equipped commercial kitchen, and a student lounge area.  Students have access to supplementary materials and books in the classroom/media center.

Culinary Tech Center, White Plains offers programs in Hotel Operations.  All of our programs offer an externship that provides on-the-job training in the hospitality/food service industry.

Culinary students will have the opportunity to prepare a “café” style meal for staff and the general public while Hotel Operations’ students in Food and Beverage provide table service.

For more information and a detailed breakdown of hours or tuition requirements call the Culinary Tech Center, White Plains location, at 1-914-207-7801.

Staff

Adriana Tortorello
Adriana TortorelloSchool Director
Lisette Rosell
Lisette RosellAdmissions Director
Beverly Johnson
Beverly JohnsonDirector of Externship and Job Placement
Jorge Bruderer
Jorge BrudererCulinary Arts Chair
Khalid Johnston
Khalid JohnstonChef Instructor
Diego Biondi
Diego BiondiChef Instructor

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FAQ

Manhattan location:
460 West 34th street, located on 10th avenue between 33rd and 34th streets just 2 blocks from Penn Station.

White Plains location:
303 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY 10601

The 1,2,3 trains stop at Penn Station
The A, C and E are on 8th avenue just 2 blocks away from the school
The 7 train (Hudson Yard Line stop), a block from the school.
The Herald Square station for the B,D,F,M,N,Q,R (6th avenue and 34th street)
We have Culinary Arts and Hotel Operations (nationally accredited programs)
The Programs are 600 hours which is the equivalent of 6 months for our day sessions or 9 months for our evening sessions.
We offer morning, afternoon and evening sessions
No, our programs are accredited certificate programs.
CTC is accredited by COE (Council on Occupational Education). National Accreditation strives to assure quality and integrity in career and technical education.
The total cost for the Culinary program is $13,995 and for Hotel Operations is $12,495, which includes all the uniforms and equipment. However, the out of pocket expense is different for everyone depending on your eligibility to participate in financial aid programs.
Applicants must have an admissions interview at the school, tour the facility, demonstrate a desire to pursue the career program of interest ad have a HS or GED diploma or be referred by a state agency such as ACCES VR.
Yes, we offer financial aid for those who qualify. Financial aid currently only offered in our NYC location
Everyone who has a GED or HS is eligible for financial aid. However, you must meet with the financial aid department to have a one on one session to see what you are eligible to receive in the form of pell grants and student loans or flexible payment plans.
Yes. The School is licensed by BPSS (Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision) and nationally accredited by COE (Council or Occupational Education)
Admissions Office is open Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm. Please call the main number at 646-559-8551 or call our Admissions Director directly at 646-668-4494. You may also email us at info@edtraining.com
Yes, We have a SEVIS official at the school that can facilitate the process of issuing M1 student Visas.
Our Director of Externship and Placement assists graduates with job leads and career development tools. Each program also has a Professional Development portion to help prepare our students to enter the workforce, with resume writing, goals setting, interviewing and more. The school does not guarantee employment.
The school provides the students with a uniform. Students are expected to wear their uniform every day to class and appear well groomed. For safety and sanitation reasons, long hair must be away from the face at all times, fingernails well maintained and trimmed, facial hair trimmed or in a beard cover (provided by CTC). In the Commercial Cooking Plus Externship program. Facial piercings are not permitted.
Students are encouraged to communicate difficulties directly with the Faculty and/or School Director for special assistance.
For special circumstances such as illness, death in the family, the school may grant a leave of absence. This must be requested in writing to the School Director. When the student returns from a leave of absence, the student will be placed in the appropriate course. The school will determine the point of reentry with the skill level retention in mind and availability of courses. No charges are accumulated during this time.
Yes, All programs at CTC have an externship component in the curriculum. Commercial Cooking Plus Externship has a 200 hour externship and Hotel Operations has a 100 hour externship. Externship must be completed in order to graduate from CTC.

Only Culinary Tech Center-New York is approved to provide programs to Veterans under Chapter 33 – Post 9/11. Call VA office at 1-888-442-4551 for more information. You may submit applications online http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp

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