CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 24, 1995 |
This is what 18-year-old Billy Cayton of North Hills, who recently won a scholarship to a prestigious California culinary arts academy, would prepare for someone he wanted to impress: Salad: apple mushroom ragout. Soup: chicken consomme. Entree: breast of chicken stuffed with spinach and cheese, wrapped in foil, poached, grilled and sliced, served over linguine. Don't even ask about dessert.
August 12, 1999 |
San Francisco-based California Culinary Academy is opening a College of Food in Garden Grove, mainly to serve Orange County. The site was chosen because of its proximity to various tourist destinations such as Disneyland, and surrounding hotels and restaurants. The prestigious cooking school is the largest culinary institution on the West Coast and the third largest in the country.
September 7, 1995 |
Forget Time Warner and Walt Disney. In the culinary world, the real corporate battle of the decade seems to be shaping up between two of the country's top professional cooking schools. The Culinary Institute of America, long a prime training ground for talented young chefs, opened a West Coast campus in the Napa Valley in late August. Well-known for its manorial campus on a bluff overlooking the Hudson River just outside Poughkeepsie, N.Y.