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Finding and Applying for Culinary Scholarships and Grants

Finding and Applying for Culinary Scholarships and Grants

Your first resource should be the financial aid department at the school of your choice. Most of them are more than willing to help you discover what your options are as far as private and federal funding go.

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Choosing the Right Culinary Arts School

Choosing the Right Culinary Arts School

Your culinary school is the place where you are expected to make the right connections and build a strong resume – both of which will greatly expand your employment opportunities in the future.

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Getting a Fresh Start in the Culinary Industry

Getting a Fresh Start in the Culinary Industry

Have you always felt passionate about food? Do you love to create and to share yourself through your cooking? With so much upheaval happening in the job market these days, many people are taking a second look at their lives and deciding what is truly important to them. Hundreds of thousands of jobs have been […]

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Is Culinary School Right For Everyone?

Is Culinary School Right For Everyone?

Careers in the food industry are at an all-time high, and a recent study by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) found that Americans spend nearly half of their food dollars in a restaurant setting – a figure that has nearly doubled in the last 50 years. This makes the food industry the nation’s largest private sector employer, second only to the federal government in terms of available jobs

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Culinary Degree Programs

Culinary Degree Programs

No two culinary schools are created equally. Depending on what type of school you attend and what the program entails, you might walk away with a certificate of completion and enough skills to get an entry-level job, or you might end with a four-year degree and a desire to keep going until you get a Master’s.

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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.

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How to Find and Choose the Right Culinary School

How to Find and Choose the Right Culinary School

How to Find and Choose the Right Culinary School consists of several “modules” each discribing different topics pertaining to finding a culinary school and choosing the right one.

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Developing a Good Relationship with Your Culinary Instructor


Developing a Good Relationship with Your Culinary Instructor


It’s the people you meet during your culinary program – from fellow students to your instructors – who have the potential to become an ideal resource for the future.

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Culinary Schools and Regional Markets

Culinary Schools and Regional Markets

The regional location of a culinary school and the availability of specific categories of food items can definitely have a bearing on the type of training a student receives.

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Culinary Schools in Big Cities vs. Smaller Cities

Culinary Schools in Big Cities vs. Smaller Cities

There are many factors involved in deciding whether to attend culinary school in a large city or a smaller one. By doing an evaluation and asking some important questions you can determine which type of city will be right for you.

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