JNA Institute of Culinary Arts is located at the south end of the Avenue of the Arts, in the heart of historic South Philadelphia. The small 7 table dining room is fashioned after a Quaint European Terrace with water features and located near the Avenue of the Arts---perfect for dinner & a show. The prix fixe menu changes quarterly & is served and prepared by culinary students. Open for dinner Tuesday through Friday.The Food Service Training Program is a program with a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training which may be combined with an traineeship at a local restaurant, or other food service site. Students work in the school's kitchens in a simulated restaurant situation preparing meals for classmates, staff, and guests. The program prepares the student for entry-level employment in a wide variety of food service operations.The Culinary Arts / Restaurant Management program is designed to prepare the student for entry level front or back of house management employment in the food service/hospitality industry through a combination of lecture, hands-on labs, demonstrations and projects. The students are prepared to enter the highly competitive employment market in the food service/hospitality industry. JNA Institute of Culinary Arts is easily accessible by all forms of public transportation. The school features two laboratory kitchens and a demonstration kitchen with commercial cooking equipment like ranges, ovens, and broilers as well as the supplies needed to simulate working restaurants. The use of these laboratory kitchens in conjunction with classroom lectures enhances the training provided by our programs. Students also have access to a library and computer room. School materials and other kitchen items are always available in the school bookstore. Additionally, students always have access to the student lounge, a large room with couches, a television, a football table, a study area, and an immense collection of cooking magazines. Our facilities provide the students and faculty with a comfortable environment in which to learn and grow.