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Tuesday, September 20th 2011 New Pharr school trains students in culinary arts

PHARR — Suzanne Beard carefully weighs a block of butter on a kitchen scale. She checks the number, and then furtively glances around the classroom before adjusting the amount and weighs it again. Once the 22-year-old is satisfied with the reading on the scale, she measures out heavy cream for the pastry cream she’s making […]

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Monday, September 12th 2011 Area gourmets give culinary students high marks

The Foundations Restaurant of the Platt College Culinary Department is a found treasure, not only for members of the Tulsa Chapter of the Chaine des Rotisseur – a part of the international culinary fraternity La Chaine (you pronounce it “shen”) – but also for foodies across the city and state. A group of serious food […]

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Friday, September 9th 2011 “Big Breakfast Bash” in New Milford raises money for culinary school

NEW MILFORD — Sam Hunt had a private school education and lots of choices when it came time for college. Yet he and his family discovered soon after he began that he was not quite ready for the rigors of college. He tried some alternatives, but he struggled to find something that might lead to […]

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Thursday, September 8th 2011 Students best professional chefs in contest

Over the summer, while many students keep school as far from their thoughts as possible, one group of Bakersfield College culinary students traveled to the Mammoth Blue Sky Fest to take top honors in the culinary competition on July 9, against many culinary professionals, including an instructor at the Culinary Institute of America. “I don’t […]

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Wednesday, September 7th 2011 Don’t miss the Taste of Home Cooking School in Park Rapids Sept. 10

The Taste of Home Cooking School Sept. 10 is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. The expo and school events are at Century School cafetorium in Park Rapids Saturday, Sept. 10. Limited tickets are available for the cooking school at 3 p.m. The $10 tickets can be purchased at the Park Rapids Enterprise and […]

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Wednesday, August 31st 2011 Wilcox Student Recognized For Outstanding Skills In National Competition

With minutes to spare, Wilcox High School senior Marissa Pinero, completed her meal. She plated tenderloin kabobs with maple coriander glaze, chipotle mashed potatoes and Cappuccino mousse in house made chocolate cups and waited for time to expire as her competitors scrambled to complete the final details on their dishes. For Pinero, it had been […]

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