Culinary schools essentially teach persons interested in building a career as a restaurant cook, personal chef, desert specialist, baker, catering specialist, pastry chef, or assistant chef the art of preparation, cooking and presentation of food. At culinary schools, one interested in creating value as a cook, baker, caterer, and so on, have the platform to amass experience and the skill set required of the food industry, which may include but is not limited to completing meals in a certain amount of time, menu planning, visual presentation, human nutrition, food safety and efficient kitchen control.
This is a list of Culinary Schools in Lagos State:
Bakeland Culinary Academy
Address: No. 1, Palace Street, Ogudu.
Beks Culinary Academy
Address: No. 17, Maduike Street, Off Raymond Njoku Street, Off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi.
Blossom Events Institute of Catering & Events Management
Address: No. 8, Sanusi Ajilete Street, Ikeja.
Cakes and Kitchen Affairs Ventures
Address: Nos. 23/28, Daodu Street, Oshodi.
Celebrity Mobile Kitchen (CMK) Culinary Nigeria
Address: No. 39, Osolo Way, Isolo.
Chef 365 Culinary Services & Academy
Address: House 5, 21 Road, R Close, Festac Town.
Chef’s Diary Culinary School
Address: No. 166, Okota Road, besides GUO, Okota.
Chef Tilda’s Culinary School
Address: No. 41, Fajumobi Street, Ponle Bus-Stop, Ipaja Road, Alimosho.
Crumbles Chef Academy
Address: No. 40, Udeco Medical Road, Chevy View Estate, Off Chevron Road, Lekki.
Address: No. 50, Raymond Njoku Street, Off Awolowo Road, Ikoy, Eti-Osa.
DOF Institute of Catering and Hotel Management
Address: No. 64, Clem Road, Ijaiye-Ojokoro.
Double Portion Culinary School
Address: No. 18A, Cooper Road, Ikoyi, Eti-Osa.
El Royalithos Catering Institute
Address: No. 64, Ire-Akari Estate Road, Olusegun Bus-Stop, Isolo.
Fajoy Catering School & Service
Address: No. 52, Agbe Road, Abule Egba.
Field of Skills and Dreams VTE Academy
Address: No. Acme Crescent, Off Acme Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja.
Giggles Culinary Place
Address: No. 13, Mc Ewen Street, Yaba.
Grano Institute of Catering and Hotel Management
Address: No. 40, College Road, Ifako-Ijaiye.
Home Foundation School of Catering & Hotel Management
Address: No. 5, Ilogbo Shibiri Road, by Babalola Bus-Stop, Ilogbo, Ojo.
Hospitality Business School (HBS)
Address: No. 74, Olowora Road, by Omole Phase 2.
Jmolen Fashion and Catering School
Address 1: 512 Road, E Close, Block 1, Flat 4, Festac Town
Address 2: No. 73, Idimu Road, Opposite Mokola Plaza, Egbeda, Alimosho.
Juliet’s Tasty Hub Culinary School
Address: No. 41, Shogbamu Street, by Baale Bus-Stop, New Garage, Kosofe, Gbagada.
La Cuisine Exotique
Address: Fourth Avenue, Nos. 40/41 Road, Plot 10874, Festac Town.
Address: No. 12, Gbaja Street, Opposite Anthony Catholic Church, Surulere.
Lick and Sweet Catering School
Address: No. 70, Ijegun Road, by Destiny Bus-Stop, Isheri.
Linkys Catering Institute
Address 1: No. 129, Ekoro Road, by Omoleye Bus-Stop, Opposite Ajayi Estate, Abule Egba.
Address 2: No. 144, Iju Road, Opposite Union Bank, Fagba Bus-Stop, Fagba.
Liomaryn Confectionery & Catering Service
Address: No. 2A, Adeboluja Street, Ojodu Berger.
Marie Bakery & Cookery Academy
Address: No. 67, Idimu Road, Mokoka Bus-Stop, Egbeda, Alimosho.
Master Catering Academy
Address: No. 10, Nwachukwu Drive, Ilasamaja.
Max Kitchen Culinary School and Catering Service
Address: Suite C187, Ikota Shopping Complex, Victoria Garden City (VGC), Lekki.
May’s Kitchen and DL Catering School
Address: No. 6, Progressive Estate, Black gate Bus-Stop, Ajah.
MOJ Institute of Catering & Hotel Management
Address: No. 2, Shitta Street, Off Adebisi Awoshoga Street, No. 1 Bus-Stop, Dopemu.
National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR)
Address: NIHOTOUR Campus, No. 2, Tokunbo Alli Street, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja.
Perecastle Catering Institute
Address: No. 1, Titilayo Balogun Close, Off Ogunbaneru Street, Ajao Estate, Isolo.
Pretty Dreams School of Catering and Events Management
Address: No. 32, King George V Road, by McCarthy, Onikan, Obalende.
Red Dish Chronicles Culinary School
Address: No. 18, Fola Jinadu Crescent, Off Gbagada Expressway, Gbagada.
Address: No. 32, Adeshina Street, Ijeshatedo, Surulere.
Santa Maria Food and Event Management
Address: No. 1, Olufemi Shodunke, Off Olorunlabe Street, Awoyaya, Ajah.
Speedmeals Culinary School
Address: Speedmeals Mobile Kitchen, Plot 26, Western Avenue, Alaka Estate, Surulere.
Spronks Cocktail and Bartending School
Address: No. 12, Ajanaku Street, Opebi, Ikeja.
Sweet Peas Caterers & Cakes
Address: 23 Road, U Close, House 4, Festac Town.
The Sense of Taste Specialty Caterers
Address: No. 12, Efunsetan Street, Araromi Bus-Stop, Iyana Ipaja, Alimosho.
Tina Catering School
Address: No. 9, Makurdi Street, Ebute Metta, Lagos Mainland.
Umami Centre for Culinary Arts (UCCA)
Address: No. 7, Kafi Street, Alausa, Ikeja.
Victory Catering School
Address: No. 3, Toyin Street, Ikeja.
Wavecrest College of Hospitality
Address: No. 75, Adisa Bashia Street, Off Adelabu, Surulere.
Yetkem Institute of Catering and Hotel Management
Address: No. 1, Yetkem Avenue, Off Ajasa Command, Abule-Egba.
One of the major characteristics of a living organism is nutrition. As Human beings, the art of nutrition evolved with attention dedicated to understanding food and ways to create better dishes. Culinary schools offer the opportunity to persons seeking to make entry into the food industry as a cook, assistant chef, personal chef, baker, catering specialists, among others, to learn how to cook, how to create new dishes, how to present aesthetically pleasing plates, how to keep the kitchen safe, human nutrition, and to efficiently man the kitchen. Duration for engaging in learning is continuous as trends emerge, however, it takes a few months to a number of years depending on the chosen length of the culinary school and scope of interest to acquire the skills required to effectively function as a professional in the culinary industry.
Culinary schools further offer hopefuls to the food industry the opportunity to appreciate different cultures as food is closely intertwined with culture, try new flavours, and network with experienced professionals. Lagos State, as the most populous state in Nigeria, offers hopefuls that have attained the necessary skillset the opportunity to deliver one of the basic necessities of mankind in a way that translates to putting more care in the food created.