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

Roast Rack of Lamb

Insalata Mista

Sauteed Quail Salad

Philippine Stir-Fried Rice Noodles: Pansit Grisado

Risotto alla Valdostana

Vietnamese Style Chicken Dumpling Soup

Mike's Spicy Southwest Chicken Soup

Prickly Pear Syrup

Poached Red Pears in Port Wine

Indian Flat Bread

Steamed Snails with Lemongrass

Grilled Pork Chops with Onion and Bell Pepper Relish

Crispy Skin Salmon with Leek Compote

Chicken with Dumplings

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

Smoked Duck and Scallop Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette

Japanese Beef and Vegetables: Sukiyaki

Fried Plantains with Spiced Beef: Piononos

Korean Dumplings: Mandu


Fettuccine with Broccoli

Mr. E's Chicken Soup



Saltimbocca alla Romana

Northern Italian Sweet and Sour Duck Sauce

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