Promise Culinary School

Promise Culinary School is a New Jersey state-certified vocational school and job-training provider. Our mission is to empower our graduates with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to excel in the culinary field. We offer affordable culinary training and certification. Our students learn the essential skills necessary to work in the food service industry, obtain employment, and develop both life and entrepreneurial skills.

Promise Culinary School offers a diverse classroom setting with students from various socioeconomic and professional backgrounds. The common thread and the most important factors are a love for culinary arts and the desire to learn.

Since 1997, we have:

  • Graduated over 1000 students for careers in the culinary industry.
  • Achieved a 90% job placement rating for our graduates.
  • Continued to cultivate a diverse classroom where individuals have varied experiences, passions, and culinary pursuits. We create this classroom intentionally to introduce each student to “the other.”
  • Develop programs where students receive hands-on training classes that promote culinary fundamentals, culinary trends and life skills that pertain to personal and professional development.
  • Cultivate an agency environment where all our programs make a positive impact in our community, inspiring and enacting a brighter future through our work.

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Promise Culinary Programs

Promise Culinary School is offering evening curriculum courses in 2024. All of our evening classes run Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights from 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm.

Baking & Pastry

Classes begin on February 5, 2024, and run for 17 weeks. Currently for this year the baking class is offered in English only.

Our Baking and Pastry Arts program provides a thorough education on the fundamentals of baking and pastry production. Classes review bread making, cake preparation, alternative diet options, petite fours, plated desserts and much more.

Graduates receive a Certificate in Baking & Pastry Arts, ServSafe Managers Certification, Life Skills Training Certificate, and life-time job assistance from Promise Culinary School.

Culinary Arts

Classes begin on July 29, 2024, and run for 17 weeks. This class is bilingual with both English and Spanish instruction.

Our Culinary Arts program provides in-depth training on the fundamentals of the Culinary Arts, including knife skills, cooking methods, catering, food safety, and much more.

Graduates receive a Certificate in Culinary Arts, ServSafe Managers Certification, Life Skills Training, and life-time job assistance from Promise Culinary School.


Tuition Costs:
Culinary Arts $4,815.00
Baking & Pastry $5,100.00