Education

Culinary Careers and Hollywood Fame

February 6, 2017 0 Comments
Culinary Careers and Hollywood Fame

Who Wants To Become a Famous Chef The popularity of culinary school has been on the rise in recent years, and celebrity chefs have a lot to do with it. In the past, the only way to achieve true “fame” as a chef was to become noted in your city for great cuisine and a […]

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Cooking for Business or Pleasure

September 24, 2016 0 Comments
Cooking for Business or Pleasure

The Difference Between Cooking for Pleasure or As A Career Although most of the top culinary institutions and trade schools gear their curriculum toward students who desire to make a career out of cooking, the end goal doesn’t have to be a job in a restaurant or hotel. In fact, growing numbers of students at […]

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Give the Gift of Cooking Classes

September 21, 2016 0 Comments
Give the Gift of Cooking Classes

Why Do Cooking Classes Make Good Gifts? Cooking classes can be a great gift for that special someone in your life. It doesn’t matter whether they’re interested in all things culinary, or if they think the oven is just another place to store shoes – developing cooking skills can be a fun and interactive way […]

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First Steps In Finding a Culinary School

September 8, 2016 0 Comments
First Steps In Finding a Culinary School

Finding the Right Culinary School: What to Do First Once you’ve decided that you’re ready to take the plunge and go to culinary school, there is still quite a bit of work to be done—especially finding the right school. Unless you’ve received a culinary scholarship tied to one particular school, you’ll need to consider everything […]

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Culinary Opportunities in High School

July 14, 2016 0 Comments
Culinary Opportunities in High School

Are There Culinary Opportunities in High School? Starting a culinary career doesn’t always occur after you graduate from high school. In fact, the culinary arts and high school education are rapidly coming together as a way to prepare students for a strong future. Learning real, usable skills at this level allows students to take on […]

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So You’re A Chef – Now What

May 19, 2016 0 Comments
So You’re A Chef – Now What

  The Business End of Opening A Restaurant or Catering Business I recently received this paperback book So You’re A Chef – Now What? from Chef Deb Cantrell’s publicist. Since I’m more interested in cooking techniques and not opening my own restaurant, I’ve been “reluctant” to pick it up. But once I did, I found […]

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Restaurant Wine By The Glass Markups

May 16, 2016
Restaurant Wine By The Glass Markups

How Much Do Restaurants Markup Their Wines By The Glass? My wife and I were out for a quick bite and a glass of wine last week and I was shocked when I learned that the $14 glass of Chardonnay wine I purchased came from a bottle of wine that cost the restaurant about $16. […]

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The Difference Between Baking School and Pastry School

March 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Difference Between Baking School and Pastry School

How Do Baking Schools and Pastry Schools Differ From One Another? Most of the time, “baking school” is an umbrella term used to describe everything related to the act of baking, including both baking and the pastry arts. After all, pastry and baking are really two sides of the same coin; each one includes a […]

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Doing Your Homework When Choosing Culinary School

March 10, 2016 0 Comments
Doing Your Homework When Choosing Culinary School

Mistake #2: Not Doing Your Homework Once you know what you want out of your culinary education experience, you must find the right school to get you exactly that. Unfortunately, for most of us, this isn’t as easy as opening the Yellow Pages and seeing what schools are located within city limits. Choosing a culinary […]

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Knowing Your Culinary School Goals and Aspirations

March 5, 2016 0 Comments
Knowing Your Culinary School Goals and Aspirations

Mistake #1: Not Knowing Your Goals and Aspirations When it comes to the culinary world, not all schools are created equally. Some programs are meant to provide classical training for use in top-tier restaurants, while others take a look at knife skills and basic nutrition education as a way to start working in the fast […]

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