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

Philippine Stir-Fried Rice Noodles: Pansit Grisado

Sauteed Quail Salad

Smoked Duck and Scallop Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette

Chicken with Dumplings

Japanese Beef and Vegetables: Sukiyaki

Fried Plantains with Spiced Beef: Piononos


Saltimbocca alla Romana

Risotto alla Valdostana

Mike's Spicy Southwest Chicken Soup

Prickly Pear Syrup

Grilled Pork Chops with Onion and Bell Pepper Relish

Crispy Skin Salmon with Leek Compote

Vietnamese Style Chicken Dumpling Soup

Indian Flat Bread

Steamed Snails with Lemongrass

Poached Red Pears in Port Wine

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

Northern Italian Sweet and Sour Duck Sauce


Fettuccine with Broccoli

Roast Rack of Lamb

Mr. E's Chicken Soup



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

Bordelaise Sauce