New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA)
Nutrition & Culinary Education

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA)

Teaching Culinary as an Artform

Success by the Numbers

BENEFICIARY SINCE 2006
204 high school culinary students have taken classes at NOCCA since 2007

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NOCCA created a 4-year high school culinary arts program for aspiring chefs, the first of its kind in the country. In 2011, after 5 years of planning and pilot programs, the Emeril Lagasse Foundation Culinary Arts studio opened its doors. In 2014, the Emeril Lagasse Foundation Culinary Arts Center opened thanks to a $1.5 million pledge from the Foundation.

 

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