Tag Archives: Culinary Arts

What’s on your Thanksgiving Menu?

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Almost everyone has their favorites must-haves for Thanksgiving, but if you’re interested to add something new to your table, take a look at AllRecipes Thanksgiving for ideas.  The GRCC Library culinary collection has several books on cooking game – and others on holiday cooking – (okay mostly desserts :>).  Check them out before heading home from campus.  Like the idea of cooking, but not necessarily the actual work?  Enjoy these menus from several historical menu collections from the Culinary Arts Subject Guide.

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Culinary Students Show Off!

Pastry centerpieces in library

A selection of pastry & icing centerpieces created by our marvelous culinary students.

The Library & Learning Commons is proud to show off some of the newest creations from the CA265 Pastry Centerpieces and Wedding Cake class.  This Secchia Institute for Culinary Education class is taught by Professor Chef Gilles Renusson.

How else might a Library support a culinary program?  Take a look at our  Culinary Arts Subject Guide.

close up of pastry sculpture

Check out the coloration detail on this chocolate beauty!

GRCC Logo Icing

GRCC logo in fondant

Party hat centerpiece

Party hat suitable for a Derby Day Party!

 

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Happy National Culinary Arts Month!

July is National Culinary Arts Month – so, “hats off” to our favorite cooks, chefs, bakers, waitstaff, barristas, bartenders!  Whoever sets the dates for the “national months” surely was thinking culinary thoughts, since July is also the National Month for: Baked Beans; Cherries; Grilling; Horseradish; Hotdogs; Ice Cream; Blueberries; and, National Picnic Month!

GRCC is well-known for its excellent Secchia Institute for Culinary Education.  The Library supports that program with a terrific culinary arts collection and a Culinary Arts Subject Guide.  If your meals are getting kind of hum-drum, take a look at some of the newest library resources that can perk up your menu.

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National Soup Month

January is National Soup Month.  Take a look at some of the soup titles in GRCC’s culinary collection. If you’re in the LLC, some of those titles are showcased and you are welcome to check out books directly from the display case.  Great news – the Heritage Restaurant just announced that lunch soup samplers are back on the menu.  Make your reservations today at Open Table.

Soup books on display

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New Culinary Arts Titles in Periodicals

WS022916_CoverUS.inddThe Library has recently acquired a variety of resources from the Secchia Institute of Culinary Education’s library – which was previously located within the ATC.  Some of the new titles include subscriptions to several culinary arts magazines and journals, all of these are listed below. Many of them look as delicious as their titles sound, with vibrant photos of meals and drinks, as well as a wealth of information related to culinary arts retained within their pages – they are definitely worth a look!

Each title has issues available for viewing, shelved within the Periodicals area, located on the second floor of the Library.  You can also click on the titles below to be directed to the library catalog, RaiderSearch, to view which issues are available.  Come in and browse new (and old) titles today!

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