Culinard: The Culinary Institute of Virginia College was a culinary arts program offered by Virginia College at 426 Palisades Boulevard and in several other Southern cities. The program offered a 36-week course culminating with a diploma or certificate in culinary arts, and an additional 24-week program in pastry arts. Students could go on to complete an associates degrees in applied science with a major in culinary and pastry arts.
Virginia College operated a second Culinard location in Jacksonville, Florida and had announced plans to operate a third in Mobile. Education Corporation of America, the school's owner, closed down all its schools on December 5, 2018.
- Witt, Elaine (March 24, 2003) "Tasty time can be 5-star profession." Birmingham Post-Herald
- Thornton, William (December 5, 2018) "Virginia College closing campuses nationally." The Birmingham News
- Culinard website