This page showcases a few of the educational opportunities available to students in Tennessee. This list contains popular regional and national culinary and cooking schools as well as instate public and private universities and schools.

The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville – A branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta

Your creativity is a big part of who you are and where you’re going. To take it, and your future, as far as you want, you need an education that’s focused on developing your talents and putting you on the path toward the creative career that stirs your imagination. A collaborative education at The Art Institutes is all about the work, the students who create it, and the instructors who guide them. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change.

ACF Accredited Programs

Postsecondary

Nashville State Community College
5428 Hickory Hollow Pkwy.,
Nashville, TN 37013

Phone: (615) 916-5595
Contact: Dr. Paul Brennen EdD, WCMC, CEC, CCA, ACE, FMP – paul.brennen@nscc.edu

Programs

  • AAS Degree in Culinary Arts

Pellissippi State Community College
PO Box 22990,
10915 Hardin Valley Rd.,
Knoxville, TN 37932-1412

Phone: (865) 694-6495
Contact:Amy Caponetti – acaponetti@pstcc.edu, Michael N. Wolfe – mwolfe@pstcc.edu

Programs

  • AAS Degree in Business, Culinary Arts

Rel Maples Institute of Culinary Arts at Walters State Community College
1720 Old Newport Hwy.,
Sevierville, TN 37876-5100

Phone: (865) 774-5822
Contact: Jeri M. Haun – jeri.haun@ws.edu

Programs

  • Associate of Applied Science in Busness, Culinary Arts (Option: Baking and Pastries)
  • Associate of Applied Science in Busness, Culinary Arts (Option: Hot Foods)
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts (Option: Baking and Pastries)
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts (Option: Hot Foods)

Southwest Tennessee Community College
5983 Macon Cv.,
Memphis, TN 38134-7642

Phone: (901) 333-4096
Fax: (901) 333-4377
Contact: Steven G. Leake – sleake@southwest.tn.edu

Programs

  •  AAS Hospitality Management- Culinary Arts Concentration Program

Certificate & Job Training Programs

University of Tennessee Culinary Certificate Program
313 Conference Center Building,
Knoxville, TN 37996-0001

Phone: (865) 974-3734
Fax: (815)280-2696
Contact: Greg Eisele – geisele@utk.edu

Other popular Tennessee schools (they do not have culinary programs):

Belmont University
1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212
(615)460-6000
Belmont University

Carson-Newman College
1646 S Russell Ave
Jefferson City, TN 37760
(865)471-2000
Carson-Newman College

Christian Brothers University
650 E Parkway S
Memphis, TN 38104
(901)321-3200
Christian Brothers University

Cleveland State Community College
PO Box 3570
Cleveland, TN 37320
(423)478-6204
Cleveland State Community College

Columbia State Community College
1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN 38401
(540)540-2722
Columbia State Community College

Cumberland University
One Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN 37087-3554
(615)444-2562
Cumberland University

East Tennessee State University
807 University Pky
Johnson City, TN 37614
(423)439-1000
East Tennessee State University

Jackson State Community College
2046 North Pky
Jackson, TN 38301-3797
(901)424-3520
Jackson State Community College

Lee University
1120 N Ocoee St
Cleveland, TN 37320-3731
(423)614-8000
Lee University

Middle Tennessee State University
1301 East Main St
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615)898-2300
Middle Tennessee State University

Rhodes College
2000 North Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112-1690
(901)843-3000
Rhodes College

Tennessee State University
3500 John Merritt Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209-1561
(615)963-5111
Tennessee State University

Tennessee Technological University
900 N Dixie Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38505
(931)372-3223
Tennessee Technological University

The University Of Tennessee
Circle Park
Knoxville, TN 37996
(865)974-1000
The University Of Tennessee

The University of Tennessee – Chattanooga
615 Mccallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37403
(423)755-4111
The University Of Tennessee – Chattanooga

The University of Tennessee – Martin
University Avenue
Martin, TN 38238
(731)587-7000
The University Of Tennessee – Martin

Tusculum College
Box 35 Tusculum Station
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423)636-7300
Tusculum College

Union University
1050 Union University Dr
Jackson, TN 38305-9901
(901)668-1818
Union University

University Of Memphis
Central And Patterson
Memphis, TN 38152
(901)678-2000
University Of Memphis

University Of The South
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383-1000
(931)598-1000
University Of The South

Vanderbilt University
2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37240
(615)322-7311
Vanderbilt University

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