A Complete Culinary Experience | Iowa Culinary Institute | Des Moines Area Community College

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In D​​MACC​'s Culinary Arts program at the Iowa Culinary Institute (ici®​), students gain industry-driven, hands-on, practical experience and knowledge. Students can e​​arn a degree or diploma in in culinary arts, hospitality management, or baking. Learn more about the DMACC Culinary Arts program.​

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Program Information

Train for a career in Culinary Arts and/or Hospitality Management

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Learn About the ici®​​

See why the ici®​ should be your first choice in culinary scho​ols. Attend an information session, schedule a tour, and talk to our experts.​

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Dine &​​ Learn with the ici®​​

Dine at Bistro, Gourmet Dinners, and other Special Events ​where ici students gain real-world experience.

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ici Bistro


Come to the ici® Bistro to enjoy a gourmet lunch experience during the Fall and Spring semesters.

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Gourmet Dinners

Our dinners are intended to introduce our culinary students to ethnic ingredients, spices, and products, while designing meals for the American palate.

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ici® Dinner Series

You're invited to enjoy the Iowa Culinary Institute (ICI) Dinner Series with Chef Katie and Chef Jake Kim

ici® Dinner Series with Chef Katie

ici® Dinner Series with Chef Jake Kim