Kentucky Culinary Schools

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Culinary Schools in Kentucky

Fort Knox, Lexington and Louisville are all places to gain a culinary education in the state of Kentucky. There you can attend one of the state’s culinary academies and pick up the skills needed to go out and work. You can also look into taking courses online if web-based work would better suit your lifestyle and needs.

Tips for Choosing a Culinary School

When choosing the right school, you just have to think about what place is best equipped to train you. How stocked are the classroom kitchens? How up to date are the text books? How knowledgeable and experienced is the faculty? All of those things will influence your future success. If you find a place that seems to have adequate training resources, you should be set for a rewarding education.

Learning the Local Food Culture

To pick up on the cooking styles in the area, you should think about attending some local food festivals. Those are held throughout the year and offer unique glances into what people like to make and eat. The food festival you attend should have a wide range of foods to sample from, and if you go to enough festivals and local eateries, you should develop a palette for the area’s cuisine. Check out some of these while in Kentucky:

  • Tater Tot Day – Benton
  • Kentucky Gourd Art Show – Taylorsville
  • World Chicken Festival – London
  • Berea Spoonbread Festival – Berea
  • Metcalfe County Pumpkin Festival – Edmonton

How to become a certified chef

Getting a job is sometimes hard to do, but it can get much easier once you have an internship under your belt. You can look for these all over, but one of the well known ways to get a list of what is available to you is to become a member of a local food association. In doing this, you might also be able to get a list of job postings and financial aid options available during your time in school.

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