Adv. Bread/Pastry – Day 31

March 14, 2017 The LAST day of baking and cooking and college; all of it!!! I am ecstatic and deeply sad at the same time because SVC has been like a home to me these past two years. I am thanking all of my Chefs here at the school for giving me such an awesome…

Advanced Cooking – Day 41

December 1, 2016 Today was the big day! ¬†And let me tell you it went great! The dishes went out according to plan and with everything designated to each course with the small mishap of the kale and garlic chips; we were kind of rushed with the last course and plating it. But we made…

Advanced Cooking – Day 40

November 30, 2016 We got a lot done today as far as our final menu was concerned. The only thing that gave us trouble were the apple chips, but I have them sitting in the bakery deck oven overnight to dry out and hopefully crisp up some more or else they would have just disintegrated…

Advanced Cooking – Day 39

November 29, 2016 Lots of prep work to do for our final menu today, and even though it seems like we were slower than slow we still managed to get a lot done. We are still waiting on our amazon order to come in containing the many molecular gastronomy tools that we need, but hopefully…

Advanced Cooking – Day 37

November 23, 2016 Last minute touches on Thanksgiving baskets, pies and rolls were done today along with some final decisions and ingredient orders on our final menu on December 1st. We ended up making another half batch of cranberry relish because the batch we did only made enough for 10 12 oz. cups. There was…

Advanced Cooking – Day 36

November 22, 2016 A little insane this morning with trying to tweak and pump out recipes and prep lists for the final menu. I am deeply regretting not discussing the planning a month ago with Collin; I think I took it for granted and didn’t realize how important it was until now. Even so, we…