by kirsten ♥
Cooking school is great! Without a doubt when it comes to culinary class and a cooking business, you are creating a foundation for a lifestyle and life path. Remember the Navy’s saying, it’s more than a job, it’s an adventure? Well, that can be true for you as well.
If you steer, your course to be the best you can in cooking you are also starting one of the greatest adventures of your career. Not only will you receive the techniques & skills you need in cooking school but also you will gain wonderful friends and important resources.
The joy of cooking is a great starting line but it will not be enough alone. Learning is very important and cooking school can grow your thrill of cooking into a skill that will possibly earn you abundance of money as well as respect and appreciation for your knowledge and confidence in your cooking environment.
The knowing “how to” part of cooking is what divides the good from the best and will allow you to embrace excellence on much deeper levels. You start with the interest; you just need the “how to”.
My Nephew from England loves crepes. He is actually very determined about it and looks forward to cook them at family get-togethers. But, it is also one of the only things he knows how to prepare. Although young chefs might consider him an expert on crepes, his expertise and practical cooking experience doesn’t extend much further.
This is exactly why you should give it your all and take the challenge of enrolling in cooking school like you really want to. You will be the better for it and your family and friends or customers will enjoy the benefits together with you. You can’t imagine how I wish my Brother in law had attended cooking school so we could have something at parties besides crepes even though he makes fabulous crepes.
The best schools give you the basics that you must have to be comfortable in commercial kitchens as well as practical knowledge about how to run your own home kitchen. You learn things like nutrition that is so important today with people exercising and desiring healthy meals. As you know, cooking school’s students are usually hired by major hotels, resorts and health spas. One of the most important aspects of that job is to be ready to produce tasty but nutritious meals that will please everyone looking for health and long life.
As you consider your direction for the future, cooking school will also make clear to you the foundation of food storage and safe food handling practices that will set the foundation for you to build on. You will also learn and become an expert on all of those fabulous herbs and spices. Knowing when you can substitute dried herbs for fresh ones and how to properly store fresh herbs to keep their flavor will put your sauces on everyone’s favorites list.
Without a cooking school to guide us, how would we learn about high and low heat techniques, thickeners, pan searing, quick pan frying or cooking at high altitudes? It is the cooking techniques that you need to learn and that you will gain from cooking school. You will also take away an arsenal of tools, knives, kitchen equipment and neat gadgets to make cooking easier and better. Cooking schools do that
If you want something more than just a job in a kitchen then don’t settle for less. Invest yourself in the values you desire and get the knowledge and skills to take your love of cooking to its highest level. Set a life path and make it an adventure, be your best and let your talent shine. Reach for the dreams you deserve and learn more about cooking schools.
* A snapshot into the Four Seasons Hualalai Food & Wine festival, Chef Fest 2014, featuring over half-a-dozen celebrity chefs, and Tealeaves ICONS. The event featured interactive cooking classes, high-profile wining and dining, and an array of innovative dishes inspired by local produce, the Tealeaves luxury tea blends, and the chef icons’ global backgrounds in culinary. Part of the Four Seasons Food & Wine Global series, this year’s magnificent beachside setting made for a picturesque backdrop filled with tantalizing tastes, world-acclaimed chefs, and regarded culinary partners in wine, tea, and spirits.
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