How-To Videos

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    If you want to learn the right technique, come to the CIA—we wrote the book on food, literally! Our faculty wrote the textbooks that many other schools use. Our YouTube channel offers hundreds of cooking and food-related videos, but we’ve curated a list of the top videos that will help expand your culinary and baking skills.


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    Just for Educators

    If you haven’t yet visited our Educator’s page, do! We have downloadable classroom materials like food ID handouts, lesson plans, and more! Get educator resources >

    Physiology of Taste Classroom Videos

    We’ve got you covered with our new, on-demand series: “Physiology of Taste.” In these five videos, Chef Robert Tremblay ’10 and Chef Payton Spear ’20 cover the five tastes and their characteristics.

    Whether for use in the classroom or simply for a homework assignment, this series is perfect for the aspiring young chef or food professional in your school.











    How-To Videos


    Potato Gnocchi


    French Onion Soup


    Braised Brisket Grilled Cheese




    How to Chop Garlic


    How to Make Homemade Chicken Broth


    How to Make a Roux


    How to Prepare and Cut Herbs


    How to Cut Peppers


    How to Work with Potatoes


    How to Make Many Cookies from One Dough


    How to Make Mirepoix

    Keep watching! Check out more instructional videos just for educators on our YouTube playlist.