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

Poached Red Pears in Port Wine

Prickly Pear Syrup

Grilled Pork Chops with Onion and Bell Pepper Relish

Crispy Skin Salmon with Leek Compote

Chicken with Dumplings

Smoked Duck and Scallop Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette

Japanese Beef and Vegetables: Sukiyaki

Fried Plantains with Spiced Beef: Piononos

Fettuccine with Broccoli


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

Roast Rack of Lamb

Risotto alla Valdostana

Korean Dumplings: Mandu

Philippine Stir-Fried Rice Noodles: Pansit Grisado


Northern Italian Sweet and Sour Duck Sauce

Mr. E's Chicken Soup

Spanish Rice Casserole: Paella

Chasseur Sauce

Red Cabbage Braised in Cider and Beer