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Waiting And Waiting

I sit in nervous anticipation of my second skills examination. In just 24 hrs from now, I, along with 9 of my classmates, will be furiously working through our production for the first day of our two part skills examination that will take us to the end of the CIA’s Baking & Pastry fundamentals. 196 more words


Restaurant Review - Eastend (Greenwich, CT)

Having some down time over break allowed me more than just the extra study opportunity, it also allowed me to get out to a local eatery I’ve had my eye on, Eastend in Greenwich, Ct. 722 more words


Chef April Goess from the CIA

June Walsh loves to tell people that her daughter works for the CIA — the look on their face is truly priceless.  It is even more priceless when they discover that the CIA June is referring to is the Culinary Institute of America, and April is a trained chef teaching on their campus in San Antonio Texas. 93 more words

A Visit to The Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America is well regarded as the best culinary school in the United States. I was always curious on how the school cultivated many of the world’s most successful chefs. 610 more words


Ending One Chapter, Starting Another

Recently (finally), I graduated from culinary school.  It’s amazing! My love of cooking has definitely taken me down a path I could not have predicted.  Of course the obvious (and often asked) question is: “what’s next?” 715 more words


Profile Response: Rick Demers, School Chef, Danbury CT

What’s a guy supposed to do when he’s been cooking since age 15, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, runs the kitchen at a swank Greenwich CT country club where he meets and marries a knockout Rumanian who proclaims: “I want to be am American,” once they have two young boys and a townhouse in Danbury CT and the late night cooking, drinking party life no longer suits? 271 more words


Trip Log – Day 253 – Danbury, CT to Poughkeepsie, NY

July 15, 2016 – Sun, 90 degrees

Miles Today: 55

Miles to Date: 13,140

States to Date: 33

 Connecticut is a state of beautiful, hilly terrain, lavish suburbs, and poor cities. 201 more words

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