Hudson Valley Garlic Festival Enters 25th Year

Thousands of people turned out this weekend for the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival in Saugerties, NY.  The event, which is now 25 years old, featured live music, crafts, fun for children, a garlic marketplace and assorted garlic-related food vendors with unusual dishes for visitors to try. [...Read More]

California Chefs Challenge Fracking Proposals

“The oil and gas industry’s favorite talking point is how fracking will bring jobs, but they neglect to factor in the impact that fracking would have on the industries that make California great – namely our agriculture, fisheries, food production and culinary arts,” said Adam Scow, California campaigns director of pressure group Food & Water Watch (FWW).  This is why California chefs have now joined demands for a moratorium on fracking in the Golden State until tougher regulations can be imposed. [...Read More]

Huntington Prepares For Greek Food Festival

The city of Huntington in West Virginia is gearing up for its annual St George Greek Festival, which opens tomorrow.  As well as hosting live music events and dances, the festival presents a chance for local people to explore the delights of traditional Greek cuisine; nobody with an interest in baking and pastry arts should miss it. [...Read More]

New Culinary Institute Opens In Arkansas

Pulaski Technical College in Little Rock, Arkansas, opened its brand new Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute yesterday.  A special ceremony was held in the purpose-built center, with president Margaret Ellibee addressing a packed hall.  Excitement about the opening is high because the center is one of few to be accredited by both the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation and the Accrediting Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration.  This will give its graduates impressive credentials. [...Read More]

New Show For South African Star Chef

Galliova Award-winning chef Sibahle 'Siba' Mtongana may be the most successful chef that many people have never heard of; however, this is about to change thanks to a new show on the Food Network.  Filmed in Cape Town, Siba’s Table is set to wow audiences worldwide.  A former model who has already made her name as a food writer, its star is part of a new generation of culinary arts professionals determined to bring the art of fine cooking to the masses. [...Read More]

Michelle Obama Wants Healthy Choices For Kids

Food businesses have been doing a great job of providing healthier meal options for children, but there’s still a great deal to be done, said First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House last week.  Citing the What’s Hot in 2013 survey recently released by the National Restaurant Association that notes the current fashion for healthy kids’ meals, she remarked that she believes America is experiencing a cultural shift in its eating habits. [...Read More]

The Culinary Appeal of San Antonio, Texas

 Texas is known for a lot of things, and food is definitely one of them. From chuckwagon cuisine to Tex-Mex favorites, there is definitely no shortage of tasty dishes to enjoy in the Lone Star State. One of the most vibrant cities, as well as a hub for those who aspire to work in the culinary industry, is San Antonio. Many culinary students decide to make San Antonio their home thanks to the affordable cost of living in Texas, the vibrant culture in the city and the abundance of dining establishments nearby. Discover the appeal of attending a chef school in San Antonio. [...Read More]

Embracing Culinary Diversity in Tampa, Florida

The city of Tampa is an exciting and vibrant destination in Florida, and it is popular thanks to its nightlife, its waterfront location and its bustling culture. For anyone who declares themselves a foodie, however, Tampa is a culinary heaven. The diverse dining landscape is just one of the reasons that so many aspiring chefs decide to attend chef school in Tampa. Discover the best of the city's incredible culinary diversity. Find out more about your options to attend culinary school in Tampa. [...Read More]

Make Santa Monica the Home of Your Culinary Education

 Santa Monica is often associated with the beach, the world-famous pier and upscale living. For aspiring chefs, however, Santa Monica can also be the perfect place to begin your culinary career. Whether you have a love for preparing vegan cuisine or you want to learn from leading Chinese chefs, you can get it all in this Pacific city in California. Here are just some of the many reasons that you might want to consider attending a culinary school in Santa Monica. [...Read More]

Why Choose Nashville For Your Culinary Education?

There isn't much of a debate when it comes to the benefits of formal culinary training. Attending a cooking school or a culinary institute will teach you how to prepare foods more efficiently, and it will help you broaden your culinary base and learn all about new ingredients and flavor combinations. However, choosing where to attend culinary school is another matter entirely. If you love the charm of the South and you are a big fan of country music, then Nashville culinary schools might be the right fit. Here are some of the biggest reasons to choose cooking schools in Nashville. [...Read More]