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The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas (CALV) is the country’s leading nonprofit culinary and hospitality training institute. CALV’s mission is to train people for successful hospitality careers in Las Vegas. CALV’s vision is to reduce poverty and eliminate unemployment by providing employability and vocational skills to youth, adults, and displaced workers.
CALV is partnered with the Culinary Union Local 226, the Bartenders Union Local 165, and 35 premier Las Vegas Strip properties. CALV is licensed by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education and has trained more than 55,000 students since inception in 1993.
CALV offers 12 different classes. Its innovative campus simulates real-world scenarios that students will face on the job. CALV’s two supporting brands, Westside Bistro, a full-service restaurant, and Culinary Arts Catering, a professional catering service, offer hands-on experience for our students to further prepare them for the Las Vegas hospitality industry.
The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas
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