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Changes Coming To Denver Restaurant Week

NBC has reported that, beginning in 2015, the event will downsize to a 10 day showcase.

October 31, 2014
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Controversy over Boulder-based restaurant

A restaurant chain based in Boulder with locations across Colorado, Illegal Pete's, has recently come under fire for their name.

October 27, 2014
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Verts Kebap expanding in Texas

Students enrolled in Austin culinary arts programs may already be familiar with Verts Kebap.

October 23, 2014
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Opening date set for new Houston restaurant

Well, Lone Star State students, look no further; according to the Houston Business Journal, an opening date has officially been set for the newest project coming out of the acclaimed hospitality group Pappas Restaurants, Incorporated. 

October 21, 2014
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Chipotle weighs in on Colorado GMO labeling debate

Interestingly enough, one of the most popular Denver-based restaurant chains of all time, Chipotle Mexican Grill, has come out in favor of proposition 105, according to The Denver Post.

October 16, 2014
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Austin chef to open restaurant in Charleston

John Lewis is heading to South Carolina to open a new restaurant. 

October 14, 2014
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Changes coming for Bridget Dunlap

Loyal patrons of the Austin culinary arts scene are no doubt already familiar with Bridget Dunlap.

October 10, 2014
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GMO labeling debate rages in Colorado

With the potential to change the way everyone in Colorado - from students attending a Boulder culinary school to farmers in Fort Collins - interacts with the food around them, the debate surrounding labeling of genetically modified organisms is raging.

October 9, 2014
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St. Philip opens in Austin

Students of Austin culinary arts programs are set to benefit from the opening of yet another phenomenal dining establishment in their area.

October 5, 2014
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Shake ups in Houston food truck policies

Texas culinary arts school students should have something to celebrate next time they find themselves in Houston, as a recent change in city ordinances is set to cause a massive expansion in the city's food truck scene.

October 4, 2014
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Great American Beer Festival taking place in Denver

Students in Colorado culinary schools may want to take a moment to turn their attention to Denver, where the Great American Beer Festival will be taking place until the end of Saturday Oct, 4, 2014.

October 3, 2014
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Texas cleans up in food truck awards

The Daily Meal recently released its list of the best food trucks in America, an annual publication celebrating the absolute best food that can be found on four wheels from across the entire country.

October 1, 2014
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North Austin to receive two Dallas-based restaurants

Culinary academy students in and around the greater Austin area are in for a bit of a treat.

October 1, 2014
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Verde food truck to open new location

Many culinary academy students, when exploring their potential employment opportunities in a post graduate setting, are drawn to the idea of starting or joining a food truck business.

September 30, 2014
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Concerns over smoking ban in downtown Boulder restaurant district

A proposed expansion to an existing ban on smoking has drawn strong opinions from a number of demographics key to Boulder's business district.

September 29, 2014
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Richard Blais to host 'Hungry Games' on Food Network

Renowned chef Richard Blais is slated to get his own show on Food Network titled "Hungry Games," which is scheduled to premiere on Oct. 20

September 22, 2014
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Hampton Creek Takes Food Science to the Next Level

In time, Hampton Creek could possibly become a major player in reforming how the food industry operates.

September 20, 2014
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Gino’s East headed to Texas

Culinary academy students in Texas will soon be able to experience a taste of the Windy City without having to leave the Lone Star State.

September 18, 2014
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Austin Food & Wine Festival announced

Culinary academy students in Texas may want to mark their calendars, as the dates for the next Austin Food & Wine festival have officially been announced.

September 17, 2014
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Yum! Brands debuts Vietnamese food in Texas

Culinary academy students are probably already familiar with the products of Yum! Brands, whether or not they're aware of it.

September 17, 2014
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Belly & Trumpet closes in Texas

Culinary academy students who have traveled to Dallas in the past to sample the local fare may notice a recent change in the fine dining scene downtown.

September 15, 2014
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Arrests at protest in Denver

Culinary academy students in and around Colorado should take note of the current climate surrounding the fast food industry.

September 12, 2014
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Colorado restaurant makes new hire in transition to Kansas City

Native Coloradans and culinary academy students with a penchant for seafood probably already know of Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar.

September 6, 2014
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LYFE Kitchen set to open in Boulder

Culinary academy students in Colorado may soon have a new favorite restaurant.

September 5, 2014
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Texas Tech University opens new food truck

Culinary academy students with an interest in entering the burgeoning world of mobile hospitality may want to take a trip down to Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

September 3, 2014
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Texas Food Bank receives significant partnership

Often, for chefs, culinary students or enthusiasts of local cuisine, it becomes easy to get caught up in the world of enjoying lavish food.

September 2, 2014
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GMO initiative will appear on ballot in Colorado

Culinary academy students in Colorado with a vested interest in where their raw materials are sourced from may want to pay attention to the upcoming elections.

September 1, 2014
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Instructions, warning labels to be affixed to edible marijuana products

With the legalization of marijuana in Colorado earlier this year, cooks, amateur chefs and culinary students across the state gained the legal right not only to purchase marijuana but also to use it in the creation of edible THC products.

August 31, 2014
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Big Tex Choice Awards finalists announced

The Big Tex Choice Awards, which have run every year since 2005, celebrate the best food offerings being showcased annually at the State Fair of Texas.

August 28, 2014
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Famed barbecue restaurant destroyed in fire

Culinary academy students in Texas with a penchant for barbecue may be saddened to hear of the loss of one of the state's most beloved restaurants.

August 28, 2014
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OrderUp receives $7 million in series-A

Boulder, Colorado can expect to see a new presence in the food delivery world, as OrderUp intends to open an office there following the $7 million that it received in series-A funding recently.

August 28, 2014
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Twelve officially closes in Denver

Culinary academy students in Denver may be sad to hear of the most recent restaurant closing in the area.

August 27, 2014
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Avery Brewing Company to receive up to $90,000 in rebates

Culinary academy students in Colorado are about to have access to a lot more beer.

August 27, 2014
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Olamaie set to open tomorrow

Featuring magnificent farm-to-table southern cooking, Olamaie first began pleasing diners in the Austin culinary scene last year by hosting pop-up dinners.

August 25, 2014
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Frasca celebrates 10 years in Boulder

It's hard to believe that Frasca Food & Wine, one of the most beloved restaurants in the Boulder culinary scene, has been open for ten years.

August 25, 2014
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Jacoby's now open in Austin

As of Wednesday, Aug. 20, there's officially one more restaurant open in the Austin culinary scene.

August 22, 2014
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Austin food truck receives high honor

Culinary academy students in Texas may want to look more carefully than usual at Bon Appetit's annual rankings of the top 10 restaurants in the country.

August 22, 2014
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New opening in the Austin restaurant scene

Culinary school students in Texas should take note of a few significant changes to the Austin restaurant scene occurring this month.

August 20, 2014
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French hospital introduces wine bar for patients

Leave it to the French to understand the medicinal properties of a fine wine.

August 12, 2014
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Fire at Suehiro Restaurant in Fort Collins

Culinary academy students in Colorado who have a penchant for sushi are in for a bit of bad news as a fire caused a considerable amount of damage to a local Japanese restaurant.

August 11, 2014
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