First Lady Donna Edwards shares her experiences with NOCHI and why she and Governor Edwards support our mission.
New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute
Our Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts certificate programs offer five months of intensive, hands-on instruction to equip students with all the skills and inspiration they need to thrive in lifelong hospitality careers.
We’re always accepting applications. Submit yours today and fast-track yourself in the industry without breaking the bank.
You need to have the right tools to apply your creativity to your newfound knowledge.
There Has Never Been A Better Time
To share food is to share culture and community, and in New Orleans, hospitality is our raison d’être. At NOCHI, we believe that makes us a perfect place to cultivate the next generations of talent and leadership in the food and beverage world.
NOCHI was created to be a place where culinary and hospitality careers are developed and defined, where business minds are shaped and nourished, and where innovation inspires ingenuity. Mixing great minds and industry leaders together to empower a new generation of inspired chefs and culinary visionaries, NOCHI provides students real-world instruction and training by some of the industry’s best talents.
News And Events
Food & Wine reports on World Central Kitchen’s incredible mission to feed those in disaster-stricken areas, including here in Louisiana.
Not looking for a new career?
In New Orleans, where we’re constantly talking about our next meals, we also offer enthusiast courses: engaging workshops that connect curious cooks and eaters with some of the most passionate food and beverage experts.
NOCHI Café by Gracious
The Café at NOCHI is open to the public. Drop in and see what’s on the menu.