About the Show

In Cooking School Stories, Food Network takes you beyond the classroom and inside the personal lives of nine culinary students at The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles. From orientation to graduation, we'll travel alongside the students as they tackle an intense class load, balance their complicated personal lives and cope with day-to-day stress. Find out if they have what it takes to fulfill their dreams and become America's future chefs.

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Bordelaise Sauce

Philippine Stir-Fried Rice Noodles: Pansit Grisado

Prickly Pear Syrup


Korean Dumplings: Mandu

Indian Flat Bread

Chasseur Sauce

Grilled Pork Chops with Onion and Bell Pepper Relish

Spanish Rice Casserole: Paella

Japanese Beef and Vegetables: Sukiyaki

Poached Red Pears in Port Wine

Mike's Spicy Southwest Chicken Soup

Roast Rack of Lamb

Red Cabbage Braised in Cider and Beer

Fettuccine with Broccoli

Northern Italian Sweet and Sour Duck Sauce

Japanese-Style Deep-fried Shrimp coated with Rice: Domyoji Age

Fried Plantains with Spiced Beef: Piononos


Saltimbocca alla Romana


Vietnamese Style Chicken Dumpling Soup

Steamed Snails with Lemongrass

Risotto alla Valdostana

Polynesian Sweet and Sour Fish: L'a Momona a Paakai

Sauteed Quail Salad