Local Impact and
A world-class culinary campus.
The Culinary Institute of the Pacific is uniquely positioned to serve as a magnet for students, researchers and corporations from across the globe seeking the skills, knowledge and expertise in 21st-century food systems.
We are a state-of-the-art culinary center offering academic and non-credit programs in the culinary arts and food science. The CIP is a statewide network and part of the campus of Kapiolani Community College.
At the doorstep of Waikiki.
Located on the slopes of Diamond Head, our 7.8 acre campus includes Asian and Western food labs and a culinary innovation center. Opening in fall 2024 is a 50-seat interactive tasting studio, restaurant and a new culinary innovation center.
Fostering a sustainable and resilient future.
Academic Degrees & Professional Certifications
Associate in Science
The CIP offers an Associate in Science degree for students enrolled in its 2 year program. An advanced professional certification is available for students completing a third year.
Working professionals seeking to advance their careers in the food and hospitality industry can earn certificates of achievement and competence.
Cooking classes for the passionate home cook or professional interested in exploring a wide variety of cuisines and culinary skills.