Cook up culinary confidence. Watch your kitchen skills explode under the guidance of top chefs in this much-loved program. This summer class covers cooking essentials before moving onto advanced specialties and preparations. You’ll master culinary techniques including knife skills, mise en place, pairings and plate presentations and create mouth-watering dishes.
Taste the difference between smoky-spicy and sweet-spicy. Make a Passionfruit Panna Cotta and learn to layer your flavors. So if a sushi burrito or understanding the difference between jam, jellies or marmalades gets your curiosity stirring then join us!
All in all, walk away with the fundamentals of a strong culinary education using farm-to-table, sustainable and locally-sourced ingredients under the watchful eyes of kitchen pros.
Interested in this course, but looking for even more immersion, you might like our new one-week intensive Cooking School. Come for one, two, or three weeks.
What You Will Learn
- Recipe development
- Knife skills
- The art of presentations
- Food pairings
Cooking School Founder
Born in Philadelphia, Tina Krinsky was profoundly influenced by the sights and smells of her Italian grandmother’s cooking. Since that time, Krinsky has worked with famous chefs in both the back and front of the house and continually goes to cooking schools. She has a diploma from the Rhode School of Cuisine in Tuscany’s Villa Lucia and has worked with numerous well-established chefs like Gary Coyle from Tavern on the Green in New York City. In 1992, she created the Julian Krinsky Cooking School for kids and teens. From knife skills to flavor experimentation to summer internships in Philadelphia’s finest kitchens, Krinsky has developed the premier summer culinary experience.
Our Chef Instructors
Each of the summer Chef Instructors has been selected because of their professional accomplishments. They are made up of restaurant chefs, cookbook authors and culinary arts teachers.
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