Top Culinary Schools in Lagos, Nigeria


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.

Top Culinary Schools in Lagos, Nigeria

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.

  • Culinary Academy

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.

  • Landmark Foods

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.

  • Rosagabriel Institute

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.

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