F O R C U L I N A RY A R T S A N D
HOSPITALITY BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT
(Top to bottom): Hospitality management class; Chef helping
BIC culinary student; BIC hospitality student; Culinary Arts Center lab
Final dinner presentation
I F YO U H AV E A
F O R A C A R E E R I N C U L I N A RY A RT S
OR HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
Hospitality career options
IF You have a passIon – to create, to InspIre, to succeed – It Is
what drIves You to create culInarY works oF art or ManaGe
FoodservIce/lodGInG BusInesses. It Is what MotIvates You to
provIde others wIth coMFort. It Is whY You crave to learn More,
and what InspIres You to do soMethInG You love. BIc understands
Your passIon; BIc has It too. BIc wIll share the accuMulated
knowledGe oF dedIcated FacultY and staFF wIth You.
BIC IS here to InSpIre you
Baltimore International college (BIc) was created for students who are passionate about
culinary arts and hospitality management. BIc’s Baltimore campus is at the center of Baltimore’s
cultural hub, which can provide students with local, national and international foodservice/
lodging opportunities. From the college’s practicum programs at the virginia park campus in
Ireland, to the state-of-the-art culinary laboratories and classrooms in Baltimore, Maryland, the
college has created an ever-evolving center for culinary arts and hospitality management where
you will learn every day.
Baltimore Inner Harbor Hospitality career Bay Atlantic Club
A u n I q u e I n d u S t r y d e m A n d S A u n I q u e e d u C At I o n
at BIc, you will learn more than how to cook or provide management for foodservice/lodging
businesses. BIc’s class sizes are small and nurturing, so you can expect individual attention,
and be inspired by students and instructors who are just as passionate as you. the college
offers 12 programs including Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degrees to
prepare students with the experience, knowledge, and passion to succeed in the culinary and
BIC’s Baltimore Campus: The Culinary Arts Center
BIC’s Ireland Campus: Virginia Park and the Park Hotel, Open to the Public
Wedding cake demonstration at Culinary Arts Center
Pumpkin cake with chocolate topping
Live cooking demonstration at Culinary Arts Center
S C h o o l o f C u l I n A ry A rt S
At the School of Culinary Arts, the College chef instructors prepare students for careers filled
with challenges, creativity and personal satisfaction. In addition to teaching food preparation,
BIc students learn the fundamentals of operating a commercial kitchen and principles
of business. the college’s programs give students the right skills for every step of their
In addition to BIC’s all-encompassing certified culinary programs, the College offers
12 degree programs including Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, and Master’s degrees.
AreAS of Study
C e r t I f I C At e S A S S o C I At e S d e g r e e S BAChelorS degree
Professional Skills in Cooking Professional Cooking Culinary Management
Professional Skills in Cooking and Baking Professional Cooking & Baking
Professional Skills in Baking and Pastry Professional Baking & Pastry
Professional Cooking and Baking Master of Science in International
Students in Garde Manger class Culinary Arts Center cooking lab
S C h o o l o f h o S p I tA l I t y
BuSIneSS & mAnAgement
the school of hospitality Business and Management combines hands-on experiences with
classroom learning to help turn your love of working with people into a successful career.
The College teaches marketing, finance and strategic planning, and helps students apply what
they learn to various areas of the hospitality industry, such as tourism, resort and restaurant
management, and others. In addition to learning the principles of business, you will be
exposed to all aspects of the hospitality industry by working with culinary and hospitality
students who are just as driven and inspired as you. BIc offers 12 programs, including
Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degrees, to help students prepare for their
future careers. with the hospitality industry increasingly searching for students with degrees,
a solid education has never been more important.
AreAS of Study
BAChelor’S degreeS mASter’S degree
Hospitality Management Master of Science in International
with a Marketing Concentration
Learning Resource Center Guest suite: Mount Vernon Hotel
Main lobby at the Mount Vernon Hotel and Dublin Hall Student Dorm
The Hopkins Inn
Study ABroAd In IrelAnd
Baltimore International college’s Ireland campus rests among 100-acres in beautiful virginia,
County Cavan, Ireland. Known as the gateway to Ireland’s beautiful lake country, the area is filled
with historic wonders, such as the virginia park estate. once the summer retreat of the Marquis
of headfort, the virginia park estate has been restored. the park hotel is part of BIc’s Ireland
campus and operates as a resort and restaurant.
to learn the art of european cuisine and hospitality, all BIc associates degree students participate
in a five-week, tuition-inclusive practicum at The Park Hotel. Culinary arts students learn in the
hotel’s kitchen from seasoned chefs, where they create wonderful dishes. hospitality students work
with the administrative staff, learning aspects of managing a resort and its various departments.
the Ireland campus practicum serves to broaden students’ knowledge and education through
hands-on experience by working with professionals in the industry.
1- Bective Court 2- The Park Hotel: Ireland 3- Bective Court offers 14 self catering cottages 4- Park Hotel front view of gardens
1- Internship students at Mount Vernon Hotel 2- Culinary students working in Garde Manger Culinary Arts Center lab (Sausage making)
3- BIC Bay Atlantic Club 4- Baltimore Inner Harbor
Baltimore International college provides real-world experience in a nurturing, supportive
environment by giving students the opportunity to do what they love and learn from it.
the Bay atlantic club in downtown Baltimore is a student-run, full-service restaurant and
catering department. professional cooking students develop skills and knowledge at the club
in five-week rotations. Professional cooking students prepare meals, and learn front-of-house
management, etiquette and formal place settings. It is the kind of knowledge you can only get
by doing it first-hand.
Student dorm room at Dublin Hall Bay Atlantic Cafeteria BIC students relaxing at Dublin Hall
at Mount Vernon Hotel
l I f e At B I C
students at Baltimore International college get the best of both worlds by attending a close-
knit, small college centered in a cultural and vibrant city with study abroad at the BIc virginia
Park campus, Ireland. Baltimore’s eclectic neighborhoods are filled with restaurants, museums,
shopping, hotels and entertainment. From classrooms to dormitories, the college campus will
expose you to the history and culture of Baltimore – and its culinary and hospitality scene.
BIc student dormitories are housed in the historic Mount vernon hotel/dublin hall, in
Baltimore’s famed cultural district, Mount vernon (cathedral hill). student resident advisors
also live in the dorms. the dorms at BIc are more than a place to study and sleep – it is where
students connect and network with the future leaders of the hospitality lodging and culinary
industries. staff at the college dorms provides activities that foster community.
C l u B S A n d o r g A n I z At I o n S
student organizations are vital to any college experience. Many BIc students get involved
in campus life by joining one of the numerous student-run organizations, from academic
sororities and fraternities, to professional and interest-specific groups.
S h u t t l e S e rv I C e
BIc offers shuttle services during the week to and from the dorms in Mount vernon and other
campus facilities. students can download the BIc shuttle schedule at www.bic.edu.
Culinary Arts Center
the BIC CAmpuS
the culinary arts center in Baltimore’s little Italy neighborhood serves as the second home
to our aspiring culinary artists and chefs. completely renovated in 2004, the center features
eight state-of-the-art kitchen laboratories, purchasing and storeroom laboratories, and a small
courtyard where a variety of herbs and edible flowers are grown.
Commerce Exchange houses the School of 1910 building in Little Italy: George A. Piendak Library:
Hospitality Business and Management Future expansion of Culinary and Commerce Exchange
Business Management programs
BIc students and alumni have access to the learning resource center (lrc) and George a.
piendak library. the lrc has approximately 17,000 volumes of information on culinary arts,
hospitality management and general education, as well as recreational books, and electronic
and print periodicals. the library is a member of Maryland Interlibrary consortium and the
Maryland Interlibrary loan organization, which gives students access to over one million
volumes. Students, faculty and staff can also find BIC’s computer labs here.
In addition to classrooms, culinary laboratories and lrc, BIc also has a student-alumni
center. students frequent the center throughout the day visiting with friends, studying, or
relaxing between classes. vending machines, game tables, and the Bookstore are available,
and various activities and events take place at the student-alumni center throughout the year.
A d I f f e r e n t k I n d o f e d u C At I o n
Baltimore International college believes that the best education combines classroom and
experiential learning. class sizes are small and encourage students to seek additional help and
support if required. Members of the BIc faculty have worked in countries around the world. You
will have access to their knowledge and experience, as well as BIc’s connections with major
corporations and organizations in the Baltimore area, nationally, and internationally.
the atmosphere on Baltimore International college’s campuses is diverse, nurturing and
supportive. BIc students come from all walks of life, including recent high school graduates
to others looking to change careers, and many students who own and operate their own
businesses. so whether you are experienced or just beginning your career, and if you have
a passion about cooking, baking and pastry, or helping and working with people in tourism,
destination management, or foodservice management companies, you will find opportunities
to gain knowledge and experience at BIc.
Baltimore Inner Harbor Mount Vernon Hotel
SChedule A vISIt A C C o m m o d At I o n S
If you are ready to turn your career goals If you are visiting from out of town,
into reality, then you are ready for a campus Baltimore has many accommodations
visit. to schedule a visit to Baltimore surrounding the campus. at a discounted
International college, or request more rate, you can stay at BIc’s Mount vernon
information, simply call the admissions Hotel, five minutes from the Commerce
Office at 410-752-4710 ext. 120, or toll- exchange Building. visit www.
free at 800-624-9926, or visit the BIc mountvernonbaltimore.com or call
website at www.bic.edu. 410-727-2000 to schedule reservations.
BICB A lt I m o r e C A m p u S m A p
1. Commerce Exchange
17 Commerce Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-3230
2. Merchants Building
206 E. Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-3349
3. Dublin Hall Dormitory
& Mount Vernon Hotel
24 W. Franklin Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
4. Culinary Arts Center
Pratt Street and Central Avenue
210 S. Central Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202
5. Hopkins Inn
3404 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
A p p ly I n g t o B I C
For your convenience, an admissions application is included in the folder of your viewbook.
Or you can visit BIC’s Web site at www.bic.edu to download, or fill out and submit your
Baltimore International College is an independent, not-for-profit, four-year college offering
Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degrees, accredited by the Middle States
commission on higher education, approved by the Maryland higher education commission,
and accredited by the american culinary Federation.
UNITED STATES • IRELAND
W W W. B I C . E D U
Commerce Exchange • 17 Commerce Street • Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3230 • 410-752-4710 • 800-624-9926