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

Sauteed Quail Salad

Chicken with Dumplings


Mr. E's Chicken Soup

Philippine Stir-Fried Rice Noodles: Pansit Grisado

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

Smoked Duck and Scallop Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette

Bordelaise Sauce

Carrots with Mustard-Brown Sugar Glaze


Roast Rack of Lamb

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

Grilled Pork Chops with Onion and Bell Pepper Relish

Indian Flat Bread

Vietnamese Style Chicken Dumpling Soup


Mike's Spicy Southwest Chicken Soup


Northern Italian Sweet and Sour Duck Sauce

Crispy Skin Salmon with Leek Compote

Poached Red Pears in Port Wine