Open all year, Le Jeune Chef, our live learning environment, is just another way you’ll be real-world ready to take on tomorrow.
It’s time to take your culinary skills to the next level. Build confidence in the kitchen. And perfect modern methods and techniques. In just two semesters plus a summer internship, you’ll learn what it takes to push your culinary career. Hands-on labs outfitted with cutting-edge equipment. Expert faculty with extensive industry expertise. And real-world experience working in our on-campus casual fine dining restaurant, Le Jeune Chef. The full-college experience is here. Make it yours.
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At Penn College, we believe your educational experience should go beyond specialized skills. Real-world ready means taking a broader approach that builds communication skills, inspires collaboration, and encourages exploration of arts, history, and science.
Specialization requires in-depth knowledge and high-level proficiency. Students learn and apply major-specific concepts, skills, and methods.
Perspectives are points of view, offering a variety of ways of understanding, interacting, and influencing the world. Students identify, explain, and utilize the approaches used by academics and professionals to study, analyze, or understand problems, and offer solutions.
Foundations are the practical, intellectual, and social skills: communication, collaboration, critical and ethical thinking, quantitative thinking, and technological literacy that are crucial to every student at every stage of education and at every stage of life.
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the kitchens used for instruction and Le Jeune Chef, our on-campus casual fine dining restaurant. The live labs give students an opportunity to put their talent on the table and work with real customers.
Think Penn College might be a good fit for you? Make plans to visit and discover what hands-on learning is all about.
Undergraduate Open House
Saturday, February 24 8:30 AM - 3 PM
Undergraduate Open House
Sunday, April 7 8:30 AM - 3 PM
Penn College's strong partnerships impact every step of your journey – from your first day in the classroom and labs, to career placement (oftentimes before graduation) and beyond.
This national organization promotes the image of American chefs. Students are encouraged to join and obtain their ACF certification. Graduates of this program who maintain an active Junior membership in the local ACF chapter are eligible to certify as a Certified Culinarian for free.
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Show them what you've got. Internship experiences allow students to get a taste of career opportunities before they graduate. In fact, many lead to job offers!