School preps student for culinary world
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — If you want to spend $8.50 on lunch including prime rib, dessert and soup, the Lynn Vocational Technical Institute (LVTI) Commercial Street annex is your destination.
Wife arrested after Oregon chef killed at culinary school
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The wife of a chef fatally shot in June in the Portland, Oregon, culinary school where he was a lead instructor has been arrested on suspicion of killing her spouse.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 68-year-old Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy was arrested Wednesday and booked into a jail on accusations of murder and unlawful use of a firearm.
Applications are being accepted for the next session of the Community Culinary School of Northwestern CT, which trains adults about all aspects of working in a professional kitchen.
The class will begin April 23. It includes 12 weeks of hands-on culinary and food safety instruction. The school also arranges internships for all students, trains them in the “life skills” necessary to getting and keeping a job and assists with job placement.
Nebraska college opens $4.2M renovated culinary school
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The colors were striking — the bright orange of a roasted sweet potato and the hunter green of grilled kale set against the stark white of the round dinner plate. Pan-roasted, medium-rare rack of lamb flanks the potato and kale.
An earlier course, a pork torchon, featured two lightly breaded TD Niche pork medallions atop watercress, with a drizzling of a mustard sauce, sided by pickled shallots.
Santa Fe Community College culinary school hosts Chaîne des Rôtisseurs cooking competition
A popular theory holds that it was the cooking of food, and the increased bioavailability of that food as a result, that allowed Homo sapiens to grow their brains to the size required to acquire consciousness, read and write, and, ultimately, decipher the directions to their Instant Pots.
The Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut is recruiting members for its new session, which will start Jan. 8.
Tuition is free for qualifying candidates.
The Culinary School was established in 2007 to provide unemployed and underemployed men and women with the skills they need to find jobs with career paths in the food service industry. It is open to any adult.
Vermont culinary school plans Boston branch, Ohio program
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont-based New England Culinary Institute, which was on the verge of closing last year, has since merged with an Ohio art and design school, changed its curriculum and plans to open a branch in Boston and offer programs in Cleveland. But some students aren't sold on some of the changes.
Culinary schools struggle to match realities with perceptions in restaurant work
The International Culinary Center of Myrtle Beach, opened last year by Horry Georgetown Technical College, has a gleaming barbecue training center with bricked-in pits out front, and a greenhouse with PVC towers designed to sprout strawberries out back. The main building houses a suite of production kitchens perpetually flooded with natural light, a restaurant with a wood-fired grill and a pint-sized cafe selling freshly baked croissants, biscuits and scones.
Culinary school to offer food photography, styling classes
HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Culinary Institute of America in New York has announced they will teach aspiring chefs to not only cook but to create photogenic food with two new electives in food photography and food styling.
New Milford culinary school plans move to Pettibone community center
NEW MILFORD — The Community Culinary School of Northwest Connecticut, stationed in a church kitchen for the past decade, is eyeing a move to the new John Pettibone Community Center.
School and town officials earlier this week pitched the idea to Town Council members, who unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding between the town and the nonprofit to relocate to the center. The school’s move still needs Zoning Commission approval.
Flint to see $100 million in new projects downtown
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Redevelopment projects are expected to bring more than $100 million in renovation work to Flint as the city works to recover from a lead-tainted water crisis.
Projects include the Capitol Theatre, The Ferris Wheel building and Mott Community College's culinary school in the downtown area, The Flint Journal reported .
The Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut, in New Milford, received a $3,500 grant from the People’s United Community Foundation.
The Community Culinary School offers a 12-week culinary training and job placement program to unemployed and underemployed adults who want to start a career in the food-service industry. The school also donates the food made in the classes to the New Milford Food Bank.
On a recent Wednesday, I learned how to cook like they do at an Italian restaurant — rice balls, veal scaloppini with Chianti sauce and chocolate mousse.
The next Monday, I learned how to make bagels and their cousins, bialys. Two days later, I was learning to make a meal that consisted of beef and barley soup, grilled steak, roasted cauliflower and a cranberry cake with apple.
Culinary schools struggle with enrollment decline
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — With enrollment in culinary institutes in decline and programs across the country closing their doors, schools such as the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, Vermont, which graduated celebrity chef Alton Brown, and the Culinary Institute of Charleston, South Carolina, are committed to staying relevant and in demand.
Community dinners bring soup kitchen’s mission full circle
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — On a recent fall evening, dinner is about to be served at a well-known downtown establishment. People mill about waiting for the start of the three-course meal that on this night includes ramen with homemade noodles, fresh kimchi and a delectable graham torte with chocolate ganache and a Swiss meringue.
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