New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute

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Bring your passion to a rolling boil! Apply today and fast-track yourself in the industry without breaking the bank. Within 100 days, you could be showing off your skills and make your mark in a culinary career.

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Our Facilities

You need to have the right tools to apply your creativity to your newfound knowledge.

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There Has Never Been A Better Time

NOCHI was created to be a place where culinary and hospitality careers are developed and defined, where business minds are shaped and nourished, and where innovation inspires ingenuity. Mixing great minds and industry leaders together to empower a new generation of inspired chefs and culinary visionaries, NOCHI provides students real-world instruction and training by some of the industry’s best talents.

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News And Events

Breaking Ground!

Jennifer Larino from takes a peek at the new NOCHI site during the February ground breaking event.

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Gaining Momentum

Ian McNulty from The New Orleans Advocate writes about the gaining momentum behind NOCHI.

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Spring 2019 Classes Begin

January 07, 2019

Classes Begin

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 21, 2019

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Not looking for a new career?

Some cook as a profession – some as a passion. Enroll in our enthusiast courses and add skills to nourish your love of cooking.

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The Café at NOCHI is open to the public. Drop in and see what’s on the menu.

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