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Cultured: A Guide to Fermentation

  F rom chocolate to cheese, salami, wine, pickles and bread, many of the world’s greatest delicacies are the products of fermentation. However, it wasn’t so...

Aligning ACF Certification with Career Goals

W hen starting out in any culinary career, the excitement of the industry keeps us going day in and day out. After a few years of...

A day in the life of ACF Young Chefs Club president

Julia Spondike J ulia Spondike, 19, is a very busy person. In between attending classes at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) and doing homework, she...

The Horizon’s Bright for Research Chef Careers

M any of us have heard of research chefs, but do we really know what they do on a day-to-day basis? In a nutshell, a research...

Maneet Chauhan’s totally over putting bacon in everything (and five more things you didn’t know about her)

  M aneet Chauhan's passion for all things culinary started at a young age. In her birthplace of India, she graduated at the top of her...

Everything you need to know about sweet potatoes

Part of the morning glory family, the sweet potato is a large, edible tuber that grows in warm, tropical conditions. Tubers grow underground and...

You’re only 7 days away from infinite sourdough bread

How does one begin the journey of making naturally leavened bread? It starts with an incredible sourdough starter from scratch by Maurizio Leo, baker and...

Want to be a culinary instructor? Here’s what you need to know

Before chefs can command their kitchens, someone’s got to show them how it’s done   C hef educators, often called culinary instructors or culinary professors, have a crucial...

12,000-year-old grains are making a comeback

Ancient grains are making a comeback thanks to farmers and chefs dedicated to the old ways   W ild cereal plant growth, such as barley and wheat,...