International Culinary Institute

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

The International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach at Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) in The Market Common is a hidden gem of the Grand Strand. With world-class facilities and instructors, the quality of education received at the International Culinary Institute (ICI) rivals any other culinary institute in America. Many of the culinary students are then placed in jobs directly after graduating from the program at the over 1,800 restaurants in the Grand Strand ranging from fine dining to southern cooking! 

Hallway at ICI of Myrtle Beach

Culinary Student Spotlights

Enjoy a delicious meal prepared and served by the culinary students at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach!

Your family's dining favorites are here in Myrtle Beach, and they come with a view!

Looking to learn (or eat) something new? Attend a cooking class at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach.

Layers Bakery at International Culinary Institute

 

International Culinary Institute in the News

The International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach has been awarded several prestigious awards that speak to the caliber of the instruction received in the classroom and test kitchens as well as the top-notch chef that graduates from the program.

  • August 2021, Students from ICI of Myrtle Beach competed in the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) national convention and were awarded the overall bronze medal and won best salad course.
  • February 2022, Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) is proud to announce that the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach (ICI) earned exemplary status for the Culinary Arts Program presented by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF)
  • March 2022, Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) is proud to announce that Abigail Estes, Culinary Arts Technology/Baking and Pastry Arts major at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach, is one of nine seniors from South Carolina colleges and universities selected for the 2021 Tourism Student Awards