Mariano Moreno Culinary Institute


At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

MMCI will provide comprehensive training in cuisine and pastry to culinary professionals and enthusiasts. The curriculum is based on European cuisine with an emphasis on French, Italian and Spanish techniques.'' ‘'Mariano Moreno Institute (ISMM) was created in 1963 in the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Founded by Mr. Roberto Sade, a visionary in the academic business, the Institute started as a journalism school, becoming the first school of journalism in Buenos Aires. It is named after Mariano Moreno who was the founder of the Gazeta de Buenos Aires, the first newspaper of the city. ISMM is devoted exclusively to educational activities, and is currently recognized as one of the leading educational institutes. With over 50 years of experience it has managed to expand into various sectors of education, such as: Culinary Arts, Computer, Fashion Design, and Accelerated High School for adults among others. Since 2000 the Mariano Moreno Culinary Institute (MMCI)* has been setting the standard of excellence in professional culinary education, positioning itself as one of the best schools in Latin America. The mission of the MMCI is to promote worldwide appreciation of culinary arts and encourage excellence in the food business at all levels. Every academic year the Institute of Culinary Arts welcomes hundreds of students in its Buenos Aires location. The Institute has also established five schools in Colombia, three in Mexico, in Venezuela, one in Ecuador, one in Dominican Republic and one in United States where its knowledge and expertise has resulted in great recognition for the school and its graduates. Its excellent reputation, outstanding professionals, and facilities have made it possible to partner with internationally recognized culinary schools, such as “Paul Bocuse Lyon Culinary Arts Institute”. International partnerships like this allow its students to participate in more culturally diverse experiences and expose them to the highly competitive world.

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cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
Did not receive aid
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 18.0% $5,503
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 50.0% $3,000
Loans 25.0% $8,751

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Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Application Fee

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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
Male Students

Student Ethnicities
  1. Hispanic/Latino50.0%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities35.72%
  3. Caucasian12.24%
  4. Black2.04%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled


Undergraduate students


Attendance breakdown

Full time
Part time

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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