Students watch a Chef-Instructor's cooking demonstrationOur Mission

Where Culinary Arts and Business Converge

Our mission is to educate students to become experts in their chosen professions.

NECI students, having learned diverse and multifaceted skills, will benefit from the convergence of business acumen and industry readiness to lead in both domestic and international settings.

Our learning environments allow business skills to converge with creativity, creating students who are ready to meet the needs of an ever-changing and globally diverse industry. A strong foundation in technique and fundamental skills merges with a deep understanding of today’s global business needs to provide NECI graduates with the opportunity to inspire, motivate, and guide their creative teams to develop and implement innovative concepts.