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The lure of fame and fortune has made the chef profession a first choice for a growing number of people. Culinary schools can help to separate the serious chefs from wanna-be restaurant rock stars. FSR has selected America’s Top 20 culinary schools based on a number of criteria. First and foremost, the schools on our list offer programs that combine comprehensive classroom theory with a solid dose of hands-on work in well-equipped, on-campus kitchen classrooms and labs. Some of the schools on the list also have highly regarded full-service restaurants that are staffed by culinary program students and open to the public. The Dining Room at Kendall College in Chicago, for example, is both Zagat- and Michelin-recommended. So is L’Ecole, the on-campus fine-dining restaurant at the International Culinary Center (ICC) in New York. During their final two months of study,...
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Kendall College, ranked the most ethnically diverse liberal arts college in the Midwest in U.S. News & World Report's 2013 Edition of Best Colleges (October, 2012), is now offering a unique program that will allow international students to come to Kendall College to improve their English language skills while enjoying the enriching environment Chicago provides.
Kendall College, the No. 1 school in Chicago in preparing students for careers in culinary arts and hospitality management (TNS Global – 2013 Survey), is proud to collaborate with state-of-the-art premium cutlery company, WÜSTHOF, as it celebrates 200 years. WÜSTHOF, headquartered in Solingen, Germany, has a long and rich heritage crafting the finest precision-forged full-tang cutlery, and as part of this new partnership, will provide all Kendall culinary students with a forged GRAND PRIX II 8-inch Cook’s Knife and several knives from the laser-stamped PRO series in the student knife kit.
Kendall College, the No. 1 Chicago school for preparing students for a career in hospitality management and culinary arts, has been selected by Choose Chicago to serve as the “Official Training Partner” for the hundreds of volunteer ambassadors who will be supporting this year’s U.S. Travel Association’s IPW 2014. Chicago last hosted IPW in 1998, and since has experienced exponential growth within the industry to become a global travel hub. Kendall will deliver focused training sessions for IPW ambassadors that reinforce “best in class” hospitality practices especially geared toward an international audience.
Kendall College reaffirms its ranking as the No. 1 Chicago school for preparing students for a career in hospitality management and culinary arts. The rankings are the result of a survey of top hiring professionals in Chicago by industry market research firm Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) Global.
Chicago—March 13, 2012—Kendall College School of Culinary Arts student Jennifer Kim won the 10th-annual S.Pellegrino® Almost Famous Chef® competition held in Napa Valley, Calif., March 11. This is the fourth time that a Kendall College student has won the national competition, which is a record, and the second consecutive win by a student enrolled at the school. More than 70 students competed at the regional level; Kim was up against nine finalists in Napa for top honors. Her win was the culmination of five months of preparation, training and coaching from Kendall chef-instructors Michel Coutrieux, Benjamin Browning and Tom Meyer.
Exceptional culinary student earns a spot in the finals for a chance to become the next culinary star.