International Institute of Culinary Arts, New Delhi

Sharing Knowledge, Building Happiness
Est. 2005



  • Professional Courses
  • Hobby chef Courses

Professional Courses

Globally recognized culinary & Baking Programs that will ensure to make all the difference in your professional pursuits and aspirations.

Offline Courses

In our specialised classes, learn the tricks of the trade from our experienced chefs. Hands-on training will no doubt increase your confidence in experimenting with new recipes.


IICA, New Delhi; India’s premier culinary arts and the country's first culinary institute to be accredited by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS).

International Institute of Culinary Arts, New Delhi founded by Chef Virender S Datta who has over 50 years of experience in the hospitality industry, the institute has been a catalyst in opening of Culinary Arts as a career opportunity and a Knowledge Hub to provide total industry support.

Founder Message


MR. Virender S Datta

Founder & Chairman, IICA
Addressing Chefs at the WACS Annual Congress

Only At IICA

Founded by Legendary Chef & Hospitality Veteran, Mr. Virender S Datta, since inception; IICA has preserved its identity as a ‘Research & Innovation Focussed Culinary Institute’.Whilst teaching all of its’ students the fundamentals of culinary arts and bakery and patisserie sciences, the institute prides itself in securing the following credentials & achievements.


Students graduated till date

18 Years

of successful operations


Faculty to Student Mentorship Ratio

International Affiliations & Accreditations

Knowledge Partner for leading organizations


State of the art training centres in Delhi



IICA MasterStrokes is a unique talk-show hosted by Mr. Arjun Datta (OUR M.D & COO, IICA) where we talk to leading hospitality experts and get an insight into their journey and views, a must-watch for everyone.
Industry Leaders




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Our Accreditations

International Institute of Culinary Arts, New Delhi is proud to be accredited and approved by globally renowned qualification awarding bodies including the World Associations of Chef Societies (WACS), City & Guilds- UK and Edexcel UK and The Indian Culinary Forum.


IICA Partnerships

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Placement Partners

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Join India’s best online chef training program with chefiica, chefiica is now offering online courses for aspiring chefs who want to learn the intricacies of cooking and baking from the comfort of their own home.

Best Online Baking & Culinary Classes :

IICA is ranked the best institute for online baking and culinary classes, join IICA today for the best classes online for cooking and baking in India. Learn cooking from the best chefs of IICA at your convenience.

Online Cooking Classes :

IICA Offers a wide range of online courses in cooking and baking. Learn everything from cooking world cuisines to baking bread and decorating cakes and much more.

Bakery Courses :

Join IICA’s Bakery Courses and learn more about making breads, learn how to bake cakes, learn how to make handmade chocolates in Delhi or Gurgaon. Join IICA’s professional baking classes and excel in the field of baking.


Chef Davinder Kumar

Chef Davinder Kumar is presently the Vice President F & B Production & Executive Chef at the Le Meridien, New Delhi. He is also the President of the Indian Culinary Forum. Chef Davinder has been pivotal in laying the foundation of IICA, New Delhi making it India’s first culinary institute to be accredited by the Indian Culinary Forum.


Chef Srijith Gopinathan

Chef Srijith is a culinary icon after becoming the 1st Indian Chef to receive 2 Michelin Stars and he has become a role model for millions of aspiring chefs. Chef Srijith was IICA’s very special guest for its digital talk show - IICA MasterStrokes with Arjun Datta in June 2020.


Dr. Pushpesh Pant

Dr. Pushpesh Pant is a PadmaShri awardee and highly accomplished Food Writer, Food Historian and an authority of Cuisines of India. IICA has been privileged and honored to have known Dr. Pant for over the last few years and recently Dr. Pant was also a very special guest on IICA MasterStrokes by Arjun Datta.


Chef Satish Arora

I am proud that industry which was not considered as a career making industry earlier, now today with colleges like IICA has started developing & shaping students

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