Located in Scottsdale, in the Northeast Phoenix Valley, the Arizona Culinary Institute's program is made to be efficient. Your culinary school experience is designed to make good use of your time and resources in an 8 month diploma program. Our philosophy is simple: students learn best in small groups, receiving personal attention from seasoned instructors. And with ongoing events and happenings, we've built a real community of people passionate about cooking. With a variety of financial aid options available, we encourage prospective students to take a tour and apply to join us at the Arizona Culinary Institute.