If, for example, you wish to go into the culinary arts, you are going to have to train with a professional chef. There are many culinary arts schools in the United States. Culinary Arts Programs vary from school to school. If you are interested in learning French Cuisine, you may be interested in attending a LeCordon Bleu Culinary Program. If you like to bake and want to learn how to specialize in gourmet pastries, you may try a pastry arts baking school. Most culinary arts schools not only teach how to cook, but also about how to maintain sanitary standards, how to run a kitchen and even the business aspects of running a restaurant.