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The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
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The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

1799 S.E. 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-3013   |    1.954.463.3000
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Students need to meet all requirements. The Art Grant is not offered at all Art Institute schools and the grant amounts vary by location; check with the school you’re considering attending for exceptions and details.

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For nearly 45 years, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale has helped students to pursue creative careers.

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale's proximity to beaches provides endless creative inspiration for students. The city has a small town feel with all of the cultural amenities of a larger region—and Miami is just a short drive away.

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Areas of Study offered at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

Our degree programs in the areas of Design, Media Arts, Fashion, and Culinary help you focus your talents and explore what you’re passionate about. In our collaborative environment, our instructors will guide and mentor you as we help you build the skills you need to start your creative career.

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Chef’s Palette Café and Grill

Chef's Palette Café and Grill is a student-run restaurant that's open to the public. Located at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Chef's Palette Café and Grill serves as the dining lab for students in the culinary program, offering a unique combination of real-world experience and instructional content. In 2005, Chef's Palette Café and Grill won an American Culinary Federation Achievement of Excellence award.

Culinary students nourish and delight patrons while taking the final steps on their path to becoming culinary professionals. From food ordering and preparation to guest seating and serving, Chef's Palette Café and Grill is a complete instructional environment for students that offers a quality dining experience to its patrons.

For reservations, please contact Chef's Palette Café and Grill at 954.760.7957.

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Alumni success stories

Get inspired by the stories of our alumni and the opportunities that exist for creative people like you. Learn about their careers and insights about their education from Art Institutes schools across the country.

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