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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All Cooking School Stories Recipes

Steamed Snails with Lemongrass


Bordelaise Sauce

Saltimbocca alla Romana

Chasseur Sauce

Carrots with Mustard-Brown Sugar Glaze

Saltimbocca alla Romana

Roast Rack of Lamb

Poached Red Pears in Port Wine

Sauteed Quail Salad

Indian Flat Bread


Prickly Pear Syrup


Red Cabbage Braised in Cider and Beer


Risotto alla Valdostana

Korean Dumplings: Mandu

Mr. E's Chicken Soup

Insalata Mista

Crispy Skin Salmon with Leek Compote

Japanese Beef and Vegetables: Sukiyaki

Smoked Duck and Scallop Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette

Mike's Spicy Southwest Chicken Soup

Fried Plantains with Spiced Beef: Piononos

Chicken with Dumplings

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