American Culinary Federation Accreditation

The Cascade Culinary Institute’s Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs are accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF).  Accreditation from the ACF is voluntary and requires that curriculum, faculty, facilities, resources, support staff, and organizational structure all substantially meet the standards set by the ACF Accrediting Commission.

Cascade Culinary Institute is honored to have received the Exemplary Programs Award by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC). Exemplary Programs symbolize the highest educational standards recognized by the ACFEFAC. The award is presented to programs that have proven full compliance with all ACFEFAC accreditation requirements in the last visiting team report along with excellent management of the program.

NWCCU Accreditation

NWCCUCentral Oregon Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). January 2010 the Commission adopted newly revised accreditation standards and a seven-year accreditation cycle. COCC is preparing for a review in the 2018-19 academic year under the new standards and cycle. Also see: information about COCC Accreditation.