Curriculum

The Professional Kitchen

Kitchen Equipment & Safety, Sanitation, Food Safety/Food Handling, Weights & Measures, Recipe Conversion

The Kosher Kitchen

Lecture series with Rabbi Zushe Yosef Blech, author of Kosher Food Production and one of the world’s leading experts in the modern application of kashrus.

Culinary Fundamentals

Knife Skills, Chemistry of Cooking, Cooking methods & their application, Stocks, Soups & Stews, Sauces, Egg cookery, Poultry Butchering & Cookery, Meat (beef, veal, lamb) Butchering & Cookery, Fish Butchering & Cookery, Vegetable Cookery & Salads, Starches & Grains, Rice, Pasta, Hors D’oeuvres

Bread, Baking & Pastry

Principles of Baking, Quick Breads, Yeast Breads, Pies & Tarts, Pate a Choux, Cookies, Muffins, Merengues, Mousses, Custards, Fruit-Based Desserts

Service

Menu Design/Seasonality, Plating & Presentation

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French Macaron

Make Your Own Mini Masterpieces

The French macaron is one of the most in demand dessert items out there today. Learn to create your own at CKCA with pastry chef Ellen Sternau.

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Culinary Bootcamp

Learn to cook like a pro!

An intensive culinary experience designed for everyone from the frustrated home cook to the budding chef looking to take his or her kitchen prowess to the next level.

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