Passport to Dining

Running from October 15-December 15

Sun Valley Culinary’s latest endeavor promoting local restaurants in the Wood River Valley.  Get your passport today for a chance to win while enjoying delicious meals and supporting local restaurants.

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The culinary hub for the Wood River Valley

An Institute that provides professional culinary education to aspiring students and culinary experiences within the community


Please review our COVID-19 precautions for Cooking Classes before registering for a class. 

Sun Valley Culinary Institute transforms lives through culinary arts. The one-year Professional Program provides unique culinary education to aspiring students. Additionally, cooking classes and culinary experiences add lots of flavor to the community.

Currently Seeking Volunteers

Sun Valley Culinary is seeking volunteers to assist with the following duties:

  • Class preparation

  • Class check-in and health screenings

  • Kitchen assistance

  • Serving

  • Event clean-up

  • Minor office duties (filing, etc.)

Take the opportunity to participate in world class culinary education in downtown Ketchum. If you are dependable and interested in volunteering and increasing your culinary skills, please contact Karl Uri.

Cooking Classes

Refresh your skills or try new flavors. Our calendar is always evolving.

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Professional Program

A one-year program to prepare you for a career in the culinary industry.

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Event Venue

An iconic building and central location to make your event unforgettable.

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Cooking Classes

Culinary Classes and Experiences for every taste. Explore new flavors, refine your skills, and watch professionals in their element. SVC offers creative cooking classes for all levels of culinary interests. With ever-evolving events and experiences, there is sure to be a class for you.

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Make a Difference

Giving to SVC expands education opportunities within the Wood River Valley. Your gift supports programs dedicated to culinary learning. As an established 501(c)3, Sun Valley Culinary Institute accepts donations in order to further our mission of promoting culinary arts. Guarantee your place at the Founder’s Table today!


Event space just for you

In the heart of downtown, we provide a one-of-a-kind location for you to host your party, meeting, gathering, or special event.

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Think you have what it takes?

The Professional Program begins in the Fall, sign up to be notified when the application opens next February.

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