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Natalie Sorensen Fall 2021 Blog

by Natalie Sorensen, December 22, 2021
Reflecting on this quarter has brought a great depth of new perspective and attained knowledge. Becoming an assistant chef’s professor has brought light to the importance of education and the multitude of different applications available. This quarter, I worked as a TA for Chef Ron and Chef Colleen for two sections of first block students.

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Shaniyah Mays Fall 2021 Blog

by Shaniyah Mays, December 10, 2021
This fall, I pushed my limits and expanded my horizons when it comes to flavors with my food. This quarter I took a class called Menu to Plate, and I really enjoyed it a lot. We created a restaurant concept with menus and ad sheets, and that really showed everyone's different takes on food.

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Valentina Burgos Fall 2021 Blog

by Valentina Burgos, December 10, 2021
One more quarter is over, and I feel fortunate that I get to learn with the best professionals from our industry. This past quarter, I had great experiences. I got an opportunity to present a project as if I was in the shark tank, which was a fulfilling experience; I got multiple comments and feedback from classmates and my professor, which gave me key factors and many great tips.

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Khadija Malik Fall 2021 Blog

by Khadija Malik, December 7, 2021
A Bon Bon (or few) in the making I am almost at the end of my degree, and this semester was a little relaxing than my previous ones. I have had the chance to work on something I enjoy eating and aspire to understand on a deeper level: bon-bon making. The inspiration struck on a rare weekday after a long day on campus. I went out to Restaurant Depot and purchased a massive block of dark chocolate and chocolate molds. I chopped it all up, had my double boiler set, my granite top sanitized, and my bench-scrapers ready.

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Laura Marcela Murillo Fall 2021 Blog

by Laura Marcela Murillo, December 3, 2021
During this fall quarter, I was pursuing my sophomore internship, and at the same time, I was working on my capstone project. I have to say it was very intense doing both of them at the same time. There were days I thought I would give up or wanted to cry. But I’m happy to say I did not give up, and at the end of the day I culminated my internship and capstone project. 

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