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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Chasseur Sauce

Prickly Pear Syrup

Philippine Stir-Fried Rice Noodles: Pansit Grisado

Bordelaise Sauce

Insalata Mista

Japanese Beef and Vegetables: Sukiyaki

Korean Dumplings: Mandu

Indian Flat Bread


Spanish Rice Casserole: Paella

Poached Red Pears in Port Wine

Mike's Spicy Southwest Chicken Soup

Grilled Pork Chops with Onion and Bell Pepper Relish


Roast Rack of Lamb

Crispy Skin Salmon with Leek Compote

Fettuccine with Broccoli

Saltimbocca alla Romana

Northern Italian Sweet and Sour Duck Sauce

Vietnamese Style Chicken Dumpling Soup

Red Cabbage Braised in Cider and Beer

Carrots with Mustard-Brown Sugar Glaze

Steamed Snails with Lemongrass

Fried Plantains with Spiced Beef: Piononos

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

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