Culinary Schools

The Importance of Culinary School

The Importance of Culinary School

Anthony Bourdain’s Thoughts On Culinary School If you are a fan of Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chef, author and now television personality and are thinking of going to culinary or baking school, you may want to take a moment and watch this video. I first learned about Chef Bourdain when I read his 2000 hit book, […]

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Interview with Culinary Student Ken

Interview with Culinary Student Ken

An Informative Interview with a Culinary Student Born and raised in Maui, Hawaii, Ken has always enjoyed cooking. Growing up in a family of home cooks, he learned culinary skills from an early age. After leaving the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Ken went on to fulfill his dream of becoming a dancer. After working […]

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Natural Foods Culinary Schools

Natural Foods Culinary Schools

How Do I Find a Culinary School for Natural Foods? Specialty cuisine has always been a huge part of the culinary world, both at the training level and at the dining level. From classic French cuisine to street food, there is quite a bit of work within specific industries, and the more trained you are […]

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Visiting Chefs at Culinary School

Visiting Chefs at Culinary School

Why Guest Speakers and Visiting Chefs Are a Great Idea For Culinary Schools Good culinary schools are the ones that offer a variety of learning formats. No two students learn exactly the same way, and a program course load that combines lectures, hands-on skills development, online courses, and internships is the most ideal way to […]

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The New USDA Food Pyramid

The New USDA Food Pyramid

What Does the New USDA Food Pyramid Mean to Culinary Students In June of 2011, the USDA got rid of the familiar “food pyramid” used to instruct families and kids on the best types of foods to eat and replaced it with a “food plate.” At its core, the information contained in both food charts […]

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Culinary Careers in the Military

Culinary Careers in the Military

Are There Culinary Careers Available in the Military? If you have been considering culinary school but aren’t sure if you’re ready to take on the tuition costs or student loan debt, you may have heard about culinary careers in the military. More than one million meals are made in military kitchens every day, feeding thousands […]

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More Culinary Adventures with TinFoilDuck- High End Cooking

More Culinary Adventures with TinFoilDuck- High End Cooking

Culinary Student Ken, aka- TinFoilDuck, is back. He is very excited to tell us about his first week cooking at his school’s high end restaurant, Leis’ Family Class Act. Here is what he had to say about his first week in the back kitchen… We have transitioned from the front of the house to cooking […]

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Technology in the Kitchen

Technology in the Kitchen

Culinary School Must Have Equipment One of the things we always tell prospective students to look for when choosing a culinary school is the type of technology they have in the training kitchens. That’s because culinary programs that prepare students for real-world situations use the same types of tools that are found in most restaurants […]

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Cookbooks and Recipes in Culinary School

Cookbooks and Recipes in Culinary School

Do Culinary Students Use Cookbooks? One of the hallmarks of any good culinary school is that it teaches students to create dishes without the use of a recipe. Instead of relying on someone else’s tried-and-true techniques, the goal of any aspiring chef should be to determine what flavor combinations will create something new, fresh, and […]

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Training Your Palate for Culinary School

Training Your Palate for Culinary School

Getting Your Palate Ready Before Going to Culinary School Before you begin culinary arts school, it’s a good idea to spend some time acquainting yourself with food. After all, you’re about to sign on to spend the next three months to three years learning everything there is to know about cuisine: how to prep it, […]

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