Personal Chefs Are the New Food Delivery Service

By Claire McCann, Natural Chef Alumna What is a personal chef? At Bauman College, we train culinary professionals including personal or private chefs, meal-delivery chefs, and dinner-party caterers. What does this career entail? Well, a personal or private chef works for individuals and/or families, preparing personalized meals that suit their unique needs and preferences. Personal Read More

Thinking About Becoming a Natural Chef? Explore These Unique Career Paths

Becoming trained as a natural chef is a progressive approach to a traditional skill set. It’s a way to help people connect to our symbiotic relationship with food—we nourish the soil that gives life to our sustenance, and the food we eat keeps us thriving. It’s no longer enough to simply know how to prepare Read More

What’s in Season in Winter

In the late fall and winter months, seasonal vegetables can seem sparse and uninteresting after riding the coattails of summer’s avocado and tomato bounty. However, many varieties of satiating root vegetables and antioxidant-rich leafy greens are available, which are perfect for the cold winter months. Here is a handy list* of produce that is in Read More

What is a Coulis?

Meet Chef Student Meredith Stone Favorite Inspirational Quote: “Food is medicine, consciousness is everything, and a clean body makes a happy existence.” Gwyneth Paltrow Reason for becoming a chef? Most of my childhood meals consisted of meat with a side of canned peas and corn. It wasn’t until I was 25 when I moved to Read More

Sweet Alternatives: A Sugar Substitution Guide

  All concentrated sweeteners are best used sparingly so that blood sugar levels can remain stable. For daily sweet treats, fresh, seasonal fruit makes an ideal choice. For baking or other sweetening needs, the following chart can help guide your decisions on what to use for more healthful alternatives. Selected highlights from the “Healthful Sweet Read More

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