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Discover blog posts written with Chef Colleen Garcia

Chef Colleen Garcia is a Certified Executive Chef with deep expertise in Italian cuisine, developed through rigorous training at the International Culinary Center in New York and ALMA in Italy. As the Director of Curriculum and Content Development at Escoffier, she blends her Michelin-starred experience with a passionate teaching approach to help students thrive as professionals.

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Culinary Arts 18 min read

What Are The Culinary Arts?

What does the term “culinary arts” mean? We’re breaking it down — from definitions to careers to education... plus, how to know if it’s right for you.

June 22, 2024
Value of Culinary Education 14 min read

What Are the Different Chef Certifications?

Cooks and chefs can obtain numerous chef certifications. Here are some of the most popular options.

June 20, 2024

Associate Degree vs Diploma: What’s the Difference?

Explore the differences between culinary diplomas and degrees to find out which might be right for you.

June 19, 2024
Value of Culinary Education 13 min read

Learning How to Cook: A Guide for Beginners

If you want to learn how to cook, start here. Tips for practicing techniques, conversion tables, and how to take the next steps beyond beginner.

June 5, 2024
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