The Culinary Institute of America Brings Cooking Boot Camp to Finger Lakes
Popular Program for
Food Lovers Coming to Canandaigua
Hyde Park, NY – Food and wine enthusiasts in the Finger Lakes region have a unique
opportunity to learn from the acclaimed chefs of The Culinary Institute of
America (CIA)—right in their own backyard. The CIA is bringing its popular
five-day Culinary Boot Camp—Basic Training program to the New York Wine &
Culinary Center (NYWCC) in Canandaigua, NY on June 24–28, 2013.
Participants in the CIA Boot Camp program will enjoy
hands-on cooking instruction and chef demonstrations as they learn and practice
knife skills, kitchen terminology, and a variety of cooking methods. They will
also participate in food and wine pairings, prepare gourmet meals, and enjoy a
tour and dinner at the NYWCC.
The class will be led by Chef Michael Skibitcky, who, before
joining the CIA faculty, held executive chef and other culinary positions at
prestigious establishments including the Hotel Pierre and the United Nations in
New York City, the Inn on the Park Hotel in London, and country clubs in
Pennsylvania and Long Island.
For more information and to enroll, call 1-888-579-4454 or visit our website.
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CIA Chef Michael Skibitcky teaches Culinary Boot Camp to food
enthusiasts. (Photo credit: CIA)
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Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is an independent,
not-for-profit college offering associate and bachelor's degrees with majors in
culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and culinary science, as well as
certificate programs in culinary arts and wine and beverage studies. As the
world's premier culinary college, the CIA provides thought leadership in the
areas of health & wellness, sustainability, and world cuisines & cultures
through research and conferences. The CIA has a network of 45,000 alumni that
includes industry leaders such as Grant Achatz,
Anthony Bourdain, Roy Choi, Cat Cora, Dan Coudreaut, Steve Ells, Johnny Iuzzini,
Charlie Palmer, and Roy Yamaguchi. The CIA also offers courses for
professionals and enthusiasts, as well as consulting services in support of
innovation for the foodservice and hospitality industry. The college has
campuses in Hyde Park, NY; St. Helena, CA; San Antonio, TX; and Singapore.
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