Attending Culinary School

No, I am not taking classes at a culinary school.  I went to lunch at one today.  Our local college has a culinary program.  Once a week, they invite the community to come dine and taste the food the students have made (for a very reasonable cost of $11.95).  Todays menu was Italian and some of the items to choose from were osso bucco, risotto Milanese, puttanesca and more.

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You can see the chefs standing at their stations along the back wall in the picture above.

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This was the pastry station and a couple of the chefs waiting to prepare a wonderful caramelized peach dessert.

 

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If you have a culinary school in your area, check it out and see if they have a program like this.  It gives the students a chance to explain how their dishes were prepared and see what it is like to interact with customers.   We really enjoyed our experience.

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  1. Dar says:

    Looks like fun and as you said, very reasonable. There is a cooking school in S.F. that does this same sort of event. I’ve yet to get to it though. Maybe I need to put that on my To Do list.

    Darla

  2. Beverly says:

    What a wonderful concept! What did you have, and how was it?

  3. Jane says:

    This looks like such a great time, Penny, and a win/win for both the chefs and the guests!

    XO,
    Jane

  4. That sounds like a great idea. Our local community college has a culinary class and I believe in the past they have had dinners in which everything was locally sourced. I saw it when I was on campus taking a class and had forgotten all about it. I’ll have to check it out. Our local Whole Foods does fun classes too, and the times that we went they gave swag:>)

  5. Penny says:

    Love those little cake rounds on the marble slab. What fun.

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