Category: cook like a professional chef

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Culinary Apprenticeship Program at Kennesaw State University

Affordable Culinary Program in Continuing Education Paves Way for Success in Just over Half a Year Have you ever thought of attending culinary school? Was it the cost or...

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Christophe’s To Go: Behind the Scenes at the New Kitchen

Earlier this year, Christophe’s To Go, offered me the chance to try several of their prepared foods to go. I visited one of their retail locations and picked out...

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Pop Up Dinner with Chopped Winner Ed Harris

Every wondered what it would be like to have a Food Network winner prepare dinner for you? From the time Chef Ed Harris was young, his parents couldn’t keeping...

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Date Idea: Take a Sushi Making Class at Bottle Rocket

Food, drinks and entertainment for just $39? You bet. It all happens at Bottle Rocket’s Sushi Class. In case you didn’t know, I’m a huge fan of Bottle...

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KSU Culinary Apprenticeship Program’s Mystery Basket

I might be a bit biased writing this since I’m a graduate of Kennesaw State University.  A couple of years ago I attended a social media conference at KSU.  My...

Introducing the Saffron Kitchen

There are a couple things I love about about this crazy blogging world: 1) The really amazing people I meet. 2) When someone is able to leave a job they loathe to pursue...

Christophe’s To Go: Healthy Prepared Foods

Sometimes you just don’t feel like cooking, but you don’t want to go out. You know those evenings when you just want to sit on the couch and binge on your...

Pioneer Chef Darryl Evans Honored at Le Cordon Bleu

Edna Lewis foundation and Le Cordon Bleu celebrate Chef Darryl Evans. Evans was one of the foundation’s former board members who passed away in late February. He...

Chocolate Cooking Class: Appetizers to Desserts

I don’t go to that many cooking classes, but this one, coming up Wednesday, 2/12 at Publix in Alpharetta sounds quite interesting. The class is led by Cookbook...

Cooking from the Heart: An Interview with Chef John Besh

Earlier this year, I planned a short trip to New Orleans. The purpose of the trip? Eating. And boy did I eat well. We visited some truly memorable restaurants and John...

Judging Cook’s Warehouse Kids Camp

For the past 13 years, Cook’s Warehouse has hosted a kids cooking camp. The kids are trained on cooking styles and techniques (sauteing, roasting, braising) and at...

Cooking Demo: In the Kitchen with Ford Fry

Twice a year in Atlanta, the Americas Mart trade show takes place. During this time, there are seminars, classes and cooking demos. The Americas Mart people recruit top...