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Extremely Early Classes

Yes, you may have heard the CIA has some classes starting at 12am, 1am, 3am. What classes are those, the 12am class is the bread baking for Apple Pie Bakery Cafe. 133 more words


New Lessons Learned

It went by too quickly. Wasn’t I just in a plane on the way to San Antonio for my dear friend’s wedding? How could three weeks have possibly gone by so fast? 327 more words

Odds And Ends

A Fine Kettle of Fish! (bones)

The title of this post is somewhat deceptive, as my first semester winds down at the Culinary Institute of America I’m really having a great time. 765 more words

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Is culinary school worth it?

I get this question a lot. There are many many many articles arguing if people think culinary school is worth the money and time. I will try to make this post short and to the point but I can talk about this all day. 139 more words


What us wheel-running gerbils can learn from chefs

“It’s like a very … Zen-like thing. All my knives are clean. Clean cutting board. Clear space to work. Clear mind.”

- Greg Barr, sous-chef at New York City’s Esca…

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The 11 Untold Secrets Of Menu Design

To give a better understanding of how restaurateurs craft their menus to maximize profits, we talked to Culinary Institute of America (aka the CIA… but not  448 more words