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Rising Star Chef Gavin Kaysen Preaches Passion During Commencement Address at The Culinary Institute of America

news1_dec10Thirty-one-year-old Gavin Kaysen, executive chef at the acclaimed Café Boulud in New York City, spoke to graduates at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) about their need to be passionate in their career choice. Kaysen delivered the commencement address at the college on Friday, October 22.

“Passion will not be conferred upon you at some later date. You either have it now or you don't," said Kaysen, who, in the last six years, has been honored as a “Rising Star” and “Best New Chef” by Food & Wine, Restaurant Hospitality, Riviera and Gayot magazines, as well as by the James Beard Foundation. In 2007, he represented the United States in the Bocuse d'Or international cooking competition after winning the national finals.

Michel Escoffier and Triumph Higher Education Launch “the Next Generation” of Culinary Education

On October 12, a reception with Michel Escoffier, great grandson of culinary icon Auguste Escoffier and president of the Auguste Escoffier Foundation and Museum in France, offered history and little‐known family anecdotes about his great grandfather, as Chicago chefs, dignitaries and other guests were treated to champagne and hors d’oeuvres in celebration of the historic affiliation of Escoffier and Triumph Higher Education (Triumph HEG) to launch the Auguste Escoffier Schools of Culinary Arts.

Tyson Foods to Donate Chicken to Atlanta’s Hospitality and Culinary Arts Academy of Redan High School

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) today announced October 20 that it will donate more than 10,000 pounds of chicken to three metro Atlanta organizations. The donation supports two principles important to Tyson: hunger relief and the advancement of foodservice. Beneficiaries of the donation include the Atlanta Community Food Bank, the Redan High School Culinary Program and Teens at Work.

Art Institute of Colorado Culinary Graduates Receive Top Honors at Graduation

news1_nov10Three culinary graduates of The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Colorado were honored for their exemplary 4.0 grade-point averages at the Summer Quarter 2010 graduation, held at the Colorado Convention Center on Friday, September 24.

Ann Holland, Oonagh Dwyer and Christopher Adornetto were each presented with a medal for their achievement by Art Institute of Colorado President David Zorn during the graduation ceremony.

Kendall College Names Dr. Karen Gersten President

Kendall College in Chicago has named Dr. Karen Gersten as its president. Gersten has been serving as the interim president of Kendall since March. Gersten has been with Kendall for three years, and formerly served as the college’s provost. Prior to joining Kendall, she spent more than 20 years at Roosevelt University, most recently as associate provost for academic programs and distance learning. “Students, faculty and staff at Kendall have come to know Karen through her leadership of academic functions at the college, including academic programming, student affairs, and program assessment,” said Paula Singer, chairman of the Kendall College board of directors. “She is widely known for her achievements in making the educational experience at Kendall rewarding for students, faculty and the community. We are fortunate to have her leading Kendall College.” Gersten earned her Ed.D. in education from Northern Illinois University and her Master of Education and B.A. degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana. She is an active member of SLATE—a Blackboard Users Group, and the International Reading Association. Gersten is also a member of the peer evaluation corps of the Higher Learning Commission Assessment Academy.

Research Chefs Association Searches for Best Culinology® Video: My Culinology Experience by December 1

  • Do you love your career and the way in which you tie Culinology into the classroom or your daily work life?
  • Have you overcome challenges as a student or working professional as a result of Culinology?
  • Can you pinpoint a latest trend in Culinology?

news5_oct10In an effort to highlight the importance of Culinology, the blending of culinary arts and the science of food, the Research Chefs Association announces: My Culinology Experience. The RCA wants to hear from you. That's why the organization is putting on a search for the best video that spotlights your relationship to Culinology—its effect, its appeal, its challenges!

The CIA Announces the Creation of Its Fourth Campus: The Culinary Institute of America, Singapore

news3_oct10The Culinary Institute of America, in collaboration with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and Temasek Polytechnic, has announced that it will begin offering its Bachelor's Degree Program in Culinary Arts Management in Singapore early in 2011.

The new degree program is available exclusively to graduates of Polytechnic institutions who have earned their diplomas in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Leisure & Resort Management, or Culinary & Catering Management, as well as to other hospitality, tourism, and culinary diploma program graduates. To create the right facility for the program, Temasek Polytechnic worked with the CIA to design a new 30,000-square-foot educational facility that includes three professional teaching kitchens. The new CIA, Singapore campus building will be completed this October.

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