Alameda, California in San Francisco's East Bay is known for its small town charm as seen in its Victorian homes. 9% of all single-family houses (1500) in Alameda are Victorian houses. Located across the estuary from Oakland, this popular destination for visitors is ideal for a day of strolling, driving and viewing this step back in time. Many like to begin on the West End.
Among its claims to fame is the annual Mayor's Fourth of July Parade with the longest route in the country at approximately 3.3 miles!
Alameda, like all the towns in the San Francisco bay area is a great place to pursue a culinary career. There’s a bevy of great restaurants, many with Michelin stars, to seek real world cooking experience as well as many options for pursuing culinary training…from certificates & single classes, to full degree programs. In fact the Culinary Institute of America has their west coast campus in the St Helena, the heart of Napa Valley.
Below you’ll find the Culinary Schools we’ve found, that are an easy commute from Alameda.