NMC's Great Lakes Culinary Institute named among best culinary schools in country

The Great Lakes Culinary Institute on Northwestern Michigan College has been named among the top 30 best culinary schools in the country, according to Best Value Schools.

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A northern Michigan culinary school has been named one of the best culinary schools in the country.

Best Value Schools has named The Great Lakes Culinary Institute at Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) among the 30 best culinary schools for 2018.

The ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database to identify the 30 best culinary schools in the United States.

The date was based on the following methodology:

  • Variety of Degree Programs
  • Program Length
  • Methods of Preparedness
  • Facilities
  • Reputation
  • Cost

The Great Lakes Culinary Institute facility is located on NMC's Great Lakes Campus.

It is comprised of four culinary labs including a bakery, introductory and food skills kitchen, an advanced cooking kitchen, a garde manager kitchen, a beverage management outlet and Lobdell's, a 90-seat training restaurant.

"NMC is proud to have grown The Great Lakes Culinary Institute from its beginning to the impressive program it is today, producing incredible chefs and culinary entrepreneurs practicing throughout our region and around the world," says Timothy J. Nelson, NMC President. "We are also excited to be a leader in the future of this field, developing new ways to engage with and educate the culinary leaders of tomorrow."

The school offers both an associate's degree in culinary arts and various certificate programs.

You can find more information about the program on their website.

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