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Culinary Program

Tailored instruction focused on the proper preparation of regionally sourced foods

Restaurant

Offering a fresh, unique dining experience throughout the serene Les Cheneaux summers

History

Sound commitment to sustainable practices in both the school and restaurant

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Since 2014
About The Program

Combining Passion & Education

Do you have a passion for cooking? Do you find the UP of Michigan a breathtaking place? Do you love being a part of a collaborative team? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then we have the perfect program for you!

The Culinary Arts Chef Certificate from the Les Cheneaux Culinary School is how you’ll set yourself apart and reach the next step in your career. The program offers students an extraordinary opportunity to become culinary leaders in their community. 

Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Desmond Tutu

About The Program

Combining Passion & Education

Do you have a passion for cooking? Do you find the UP of Michigan a breathtaking place? Do you love being a part of a collaborative team? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then we have the perfect program for you!

The Culinary Arts Chef Certificate from the Les Cheneaux Culinary School is how you’ll set yourself apart and reach the next step in your career The program offers students an extraordinary opportunity to become culinary leaders in their community. 

Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Desmond Tutu

Experience Les Cheneuax

About The Restaurant

Commitment

A unique dining experience with seasonal food proudly created by future chefs.

Located in the heart of the quaint Hessel village, overlooking Hessel Bay and the Les Cheneaux Islands. The 5,000-square-foot facility features a state-of-the-art kitchen and a breathtaking, boathouse-themed dining room and deck to accommodate more than 80 guests, as well as a unique indoor/outdoor bar.

Specialized Team

Meet The Faculty

Program Goals

Three Pillars We Stand On

Small Class Size

A uniquely tailored instruction experience, with an emphasis on your personal growth

Locally Sourced & Sustainable

All products are sourced from local farmers, producers, and purveyors whenever possible.

Real World Experience

Students learn in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment to better prepare them for the workforce.

Dedication

To Our Craft

Guestbook

See What People Are Saying

Student Creations

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Unique Dishes Every Year

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Special Moments

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Contact Us

    The Les Cheneaux Culinary School

    We have created a program to prepare graduates for today’s food and beverage workforce by creating a real-world, fast-paced kitchen and restaurant environment

    Location:

    186 S. Pickford Ave.
    Hessel, MI 49745

    Mail:

    PO Box 26, Hessel, MI 49745

    Email:

    info@lcculinary.org

    Phone:

    (906) 484-4800

    Program Goals

    Three Pillars We Stand On

    This program’s mission is to provide a unique, culinary education that focuses on hands-on, farm-to-table fine dining geared to regional cuisine, and to assure its students of promising careers.  

    Small Class Size

    A uniquely tailored instruction experience, with an emphasis on your personal growth

    Locally Sourced & Sustainable

    All products are sourced from local farmers, producers, and purveyors whenever possible.

    Real World Experience

    Students learn in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment to better prepare them for the workforce.