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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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NOCCA Culinary Program Namesake Humanitarian of the Year award:

JWU alum, world-renowned chef and television personality Emeril Lagasse ’78, ’90 Hon. has been named the James Beard Foundation’s 2013 Humanitarian of the Year.
Susan Ungaro, president of the James Beard Foundation, praised Emeril’s passionate advocacy for youth: “Through his own foundation, Emeril makes an incredible impact …

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Emeril Lagasse To Receive James Beard Humanitarian of the Year Award

Emeril Lagasse knows how to raise money for causes close to his heart. Just last fall, his Boudin & Beer event and Carnivale du Vin gala pulled in $2.2 million for children’s charities.
It’s that sort of philanthropic drive that has earned Lagasse the latest in his …

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Culinary Arts Takes On Taste of the NFL

 

During Super Bowl weekend, NOCCA Culinary students were working hard supporting Taste of the NFL activities at the Convention Center. Students provided prep and worked side by side by some of the most famous chefs in the United States
Since 1992, the Taste of the NFL …

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NOCCA Visits Culinary Alum In Chicago

While on the school field trip to the Unified Auditions, NOCCA President/CEO Kyle Wedberg was able to support NOCCA Culinary Alum Grace Treffinger. Grace is making her mark at the incredible Chicago restaurant Girl & The Goat.http://www.girlandthegoat.com/

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March 1 – 10: The Dish that Makes a Difference

Earlier this week, chefs and restaurateurs gathered at NOCCA to taste dishes dreamed up by Culinary Arts students. The goal was to select one recipe that will be featured on menus across the region as part of “The Dish that Makes a Difference“, a celebration …

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