Welcome to Culinary School of the Rockies

Founded in 1991, Culinary School of the Rockies is the premier culinary and cooking school in the Rocky Mountain region. The school is located in the beautiful and friendly city of Boulder, Colorado, at the base of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and near the University of Colorado (CU Boulder).

Culinary School of the Rockies (formerly Cooking School of the Rockies) is committed to learning, growth, and transformation. We provide professional culinary programs, cooking classes, cooking vacations, continued learning and education courses, and corporate team-building events. Knife skills are emphasized in every program. Anyone who is interested in food and cooking is welcome, from novice home cooks to those seeking and pursuing a broad range of culinary careers.

Culinary School of the Rockies is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), and approved and regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools.

Culinary School of the Rockies offers:

Professional Programs that are 90% Hands-on and have an 8:1 student to teacher ratio with an exceptional faculty. We offer lifetime job placement and financial aid. Check out recipes you learn in culinary school.

Culinary Arts: six-month full time program with four weeks study in France.
Chef Track: 24-week, award-winning part-time evening program.
Pastry Arts: four-week intensive pastry and baking program.

Home Cook Classes focus on Cooking, Baking and Bread Techniques courses, Cooking Vacations and Hands-on Workshops.

Corporate Kitchen® provides unique, high quality team-building experiences.

Continued Learning offers continuing education programs. The Business of Cooking is a workshop for entrepreneurs looking to maximize opportunities. The Culinary Skills Course is a 20-week, topic based course. Professional development programs are offered periodically.

Special Events such as birthday parties, holiday parties, rehearsal dinners, and showers can be held in our facilities and customized to your needs.

Be sure to view our free recipe page where we you will find delicious recipes from roasted garlic mashed potatoes to chocolate zucchini cake.