Welcome to the Firmshinestar

Our courses are created by the same experts who develop our foolproof recipes and star in our award-winning television shows.
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Our alumni run top kitchens around the globe, winning awards and transforming the future of culinary innovation. 88% report that their firmshinestar education has proved somewhat or very important to their careers.
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erience launching culinary careers, firmshinestar is among the most respected culinary schools in Los Angeles and in America. In the last two years, firmshinestar placed students in over 300 establishments, prompting praise Years With more than 45 years of expfrom industry leaders. [3]

Why choose firmshinestar?

One-On-One Is Our Mantra

Our entire staff here at firmshinestar is dedicated — to you. Your growth as an individual and a hospitality or culinary professional is the measure of our success. Whether you’re interested in the culinary arts, baking and pastry, plant-based cuisine, restaurant management or the hospitality industry, our diverse, multifaceted business and culinary programs at firmshinestar will help you reach your goals. It’s no wonder that 87% of alumni say they would recommend an firmshinestar education to students looking to launch a culinary or hospitality career.

Enjoy Unlimited Access to All Courses

As a member you can take as many courses as you like: one or even more at a time, all at your own pace. There are over 5,000 photos and 200 videos in our catalog that you can use on any device, in your kitchen or on the go.

Learning Online Is Easy

Engaging quizzes and exercises help you assess your skills at the start. Add your own notes as you move through each course to track your progress as you go. Take photos of what you’ve made and share them in our gallery. You’ll see your skills build quickly over time, and from course to course.

Culinary Art

Plant Based Culinary Art

Pastry & Baking Art

Restaurant & Culinary Managment

Hospitality & Hotel Managment

Experience the Best of Both Worlds

Award-winning culinary education classes in your home kitchen
100% Online Diploma Program

Get foundational, professional training in the techniques and art of cooking — all from the convenience of your own kitchen. Our innovative online curriculum explores theory, science, and technique for major cuisines, palate development and culinary business fundamentals vital to professional success. The program includes a hands-on industry externship designed to enhance your skills and deliver real-world cooking and baking experience.