Culinary School, Reimagined

Come enter our LAB! CulinaryLab® Cooking School immerses students in an experiential, modern, hands-on education for all levels of cooks— aspiring chefs, serious home cooks and industry professionals alike.
It’s where food and science come to play.

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Culinary School

Check out our pro programs for aspiring chefs who want to pursue a career in culinary arts.

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Apprenticeship

We’ve partnered with top restaurants in the industry, so you get the real-world experience you need.

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Pastry School

Take a look at our pro pastry programs for those who want to be pastry chefs or bakers.

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Home Cook Classes

You’ll take your skills to the next level by enrolling in culinary school for the home cook.

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We believe our programs are unlike any culinary school curriculum out there. How so? We’re glad you asked.

  • Boring textbooks are replaced with tech-savvy video driven learning
  • No lectures that drag—we’re all about hands-on teaching
  • Apprenticeship programs at top local restaurants
  • Added value perks like guest chef instructors and engaging field trips

So you can go ahead and forget those other schools you may be looking at. We’ll take it from here.

Pastry school

So you’ve got a sweet tooth and are ready to take your love for baking, and eating, desserts to the next level? We’ve got you covered.

  • No yawn-worthy lectures here—you’ll get flour on your hands immediately
  • Toss aside the baking textbooks and bring on the tech-based learning
  • Apprenticeship programs at top local bakeries
  • Added value perks like guest chef instructors and engaging field trips

Come perfect your baking skills with our modern approach to education. Soon, you’ll be able to flex those newfound pastry muscles for all to see.

Home Cook courses

Maybe you’re not quite ready to leave your day job, but want to attend culinary school for the HOME cook? Then come join us for one of our foundational-focused series classes!

  • Understand how food works and how different ingredients interact
  • Learn from the same experienced chef instructors as our pro students
  • Work on the same professional grade equipment as our pro students
  • Gain tangible useful skills you’ll be able to implement immediately

If you want to drink some wine, follow a recipe, and casually cook some food, we’re not the school for you. But, if you are ready to beef up your cooking chops and become a master in your own kitchen, you’ve arrived at the right place.

About us

We are CulinaryLab®—a LAB where we geek out over our mutual love of cooking and food, and support our students with making their wildest dreams come true. We have turned the traditional model of culinary school on its head, and reinvented culinary education to match up with the modern-day food industry.

Through our contemporary hands-on approach to teaching, small class sizes led by top-notch chef instructors, and immersive apprenticeships, our students are well-equipped to hit the ground running to pursue their juiciest goals.

So roll up your sleeves, slap on that apron, and let’s get COOKING!

Meet The Crew

Ryan Wagner

Ryan Wagner
CEO/COO/CAO

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Briana Bielucke
Director of Education

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Natalie Galvan

Natalie Galvan
Pastry Chef Instructor

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Tanit Parnprome

Tanit Parnprome
Culinary Chef Instructor

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Elizabeth Trevino

Elizabeth Trevino
Culinary Chef Instructor

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Richard Lee

Richard Lee
Culinary Chef Instructor

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John Park

John Park
Pastry Chef Instructor

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Jacqueline Martinez

Jacqueline Martinez
Pastry Chef Instructor

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Amy Pham

Amy Pham
Sous Chef

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Edwin Marquez
Purchasing Manager

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Lisa Wagner

Lisa Wagner
Head of Heart

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Christy Maeding

Christy Maeding
Director of Admissions

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Zoe Manio Phillips

Zoe Manio Phillips
Development Director

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Kaylee Duff

Kaylee Duff
Growth Consultant

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Sarah Harrison

Sarah Harrison
Admissions Manager

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Sarah Cane

Sarah Cane
Admissions Manager

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Jim Sutherland
Admissions Manager

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Sarah Harris

Sarah Harris
Student Relations Manager

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Caitlin Rose

Caitlin Rose
Student Relations Manager

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Gina Kiser

Gina Kiser
Enrollment Manager

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Headshot Olivia Whitehurst

Olivia Whitehurst
Events Manager

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Anthony Duran

Anthony Duran 
Marketing Assistant

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Amanda Silverman

Amanda Silverman 
Project Manager

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Israel Rodriguez

Israel Rodriguez
Kitchen Technician

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Nathan Phan

Nathan Phan
Kitchen Assistant

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Josh McLellan

Josh McLellan
Kitchen Assistant

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Meet The Crew

Ryan Wagner

Ryan Wagner
CEO/COO/CAO

Learn More

Chef Bri photo

Briana Bielucke
Director of Education

Learn More

Natalie Galvan

Natalie Galvan
Pastry Chef Instructor

Learn More

Tanit Parnprome

Tanit Parnprome
Culinary Chef Instructor

Learn More

Elizabeth Trevino

Elizabeth Trevino
Culinary Chef Instructor

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Richard Lee

Richard Lee
Culinary Chef Instructor

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John Park

John Park
Pastry Chef Instructor

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Jacqueline Martinez

Jacqueline Martinez
Pastry Chef Instructor

Learn More

Amy Pham

Amy Pham
Sous Chef

Learn More

Chef Edwin for website

Edwin Marquez
Purchasing Manager

Learn More

you

Join the team!
Click here

Lisa Wagner

Lisa Wagner
Head of Heart

Learn More

Christy Maeding

Christy Maeding
Director of Admissions

Learn More

Zoe Manio Phillips

Zoe Manio Phillips
Development Director

Learn More

Kaylee Duff

Kaylee Duff
Growth Consultant

Learn More

Sarah Harrison

Sarah Harrison
Admissions Manager

Learn More

Sarah Cane

Sarah Cane
Admissions Manager

Learn More

jim for website 1

Jim Sutherland
Admissions Manager

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Sarah Harris

Sarah Harris
Student Relations Manager

Learn More

Caitlin Rose

Caitlin Rose
Student Relations Manager

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Gina Kiser

Gina Kiser
Enrollment Manager

Learn More

Headshot Olivia Whitehurst

Olivia Whitehurst
Events Manager

Learn More

Anthony Duran

Anthony Duran 
Marketing Assistant

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Amanda Silverman

Amanda Silverman 
Project Manager

Learn More

Israel Rodriguez

Israel Rodriguez
Kitchen Technician

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Nathan Phan

Nathan Phan
Kitchen Assistant

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Josh McLellan

Josh McLellan
Kitchen Assistant

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