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Culinary Schools in New Jersey

Edison and Paramus are two of the good places to get a culinary education in the state of New Jersey. The state as a whole is full of great culture, and it makes for a fantastic place to learn about food. If a traditional education program doesn’t fit your liking, you can look at getting a degree online. Nowadays, you can literally attend a school that is across the country, and all you need is access to the internet.

Tips for Choosing a Culinary School

Selecting the right culinary school for you might be done by considering the cost, location, or entry requirements. There are other things to consider though. You should look at the skills and experience of the faculty as you will be taught just what they know. Look for schools with properly equipped teaching kitchens as well so that you get to work with modern equipment and foods.

Learning the Local Food Culture

To get a taste for New Jersey, you just have to get yourself out there. Go sample the restaurants in your area, focusing on those with top chefs guiding the way. Also look at some of the food festivals around so that you can gain a better understanding of the local food culture. These events occur throughout the year in various cities within the state. Such opportunities may include:

  • Shad Festival – Lambertville
  • Supply Side East – Secaucus
  • Celebrate with Wine and Chocolate – Cranford
  • East Coast Food and Wine Festival – Pennington
  • NJ State Ice Cream Festival – Toms River

How to become a certified chef

You should have a resume prepared before you apply for a job. To beef up that resume a bit, you might want to consider gaining membership to student clubs or food organizations in the area. Anything that goes beyond a basic education is going to be seen as a plus by your employer. You can easily stand out by just thinking outside the educational box.

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