NOCHI has the expertise, connections, and tools to help you get your culinary career moving quickly. Professional kitchens across New Orleans and the world are ready to welcome you upon graduation. Start your application when you are ready to promote yourself from a job to a career.

Application Requirements

For all programs, applicants must submit or complete the following:

  • Proof of high school graduation or equivalent: copy of a high school diploma, homeschool certificate or other high school diploma equivalent (e.g., GED)
  • An official transcript from the highest completed level of education
  • A completed application, including essay responses that meet the requirements as described in the application
  • Proof of dates of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella and tetanus-diphtheria for all students born on or after January 1, 1957
  • An interview with a NOCHI staff member (to be scheduled upon receipt of all other application materials)

To apply by mail send a completed application along with all required documents to:

725 Howard Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

Not ready to apply or need more information? Contact us at or (504) 356-2485 or click below.

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