Category for Culinary

Cierra Varnado, interview by the Gambit

 
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New Press Street Garden to break ground soon

Shovels should go into the ground within the next couple of weeks for the new half-acre garden on Press Street beside the railroad tracks and near the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, said Marguerite Green, the Press Street Garden manager. All parts of …

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NOCCA’s Culinary Arts Program Serves Up ‘The Dish That Makes A Difference’

Each year NOCCA’s culinary arts program invites restaurateurs, chefs and media representatives to attend a cook off between three culinary students. It’s for The Dish That Makes a Difference, a friendly competition that places the winning dish in more than a dozen restaurants around town.
Since the proceeds from every sale …

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Photo of the Day: Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts set up a booth at the New Orleans Home and Garden Show to sell new products created by NOCCA students.

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NOCCA Culinary Students win Golden Spork

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts Department participated in, Chew Dat, Rethink New Orleans’s largest and most delicious fundraiser of the year. Teams competed in the style of reality TV cooking competitions to create dishes using a secret ingredient. The dishes were judged by a panel of youth and professional …

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NOCCA Holiday Marketplace offers gifts made by culinary students

Think of the culinary students at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts as your holiday elves, wearing aprons instead of those crazy pointy-toed shoes. Their seasonal marketplace is back for the second year, with new items and even gift certificates for their new …

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NOCCA breaks ground on 60,000-square-foot expansion

The New Orleans Center for Creative Artsbroke ground Wednesday on a $26.6 million, 60,000-square-foot expansion. The school is renovating a 19th-century warehouse next door to its 142,000-square-foot home that opened in 2000 on the Marigny-Bywater line.
City Councilwoman Kristin Gisleson Palmer attended the ceremony, as did alumnus …

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Student Chefs Feel the Heat in New Orleans Cook-off

Imagine you’re an aspiring chef, and an original dish you created was selected to appear on the menu in every one of Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans restaurants. It would be any up-and-coming professional chef’s dream come true. Now imagine the chef is a 15-year-old.
 
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NOCCA Academic Studio Student Selected For Recipe Contest Dish That Makes The Difference

Winning Dish Featured At Various Restaurants
Dine Out & Support NOCCA’s Young Artists, March 1-10
From March 1-10, 2013, restaurants across New Orleans will feature a special dish on their menus. This “Dish that Makes a Difference” was dreamed up by an outstanding NOCCA Culinary Arts student, …

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