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    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 >
  • Baking Methods Classroom Videos

    Here's our latest on-demand series: “Baking Methods.”  In these two videos, CIA Chef Demonstrator Payton Spear covers foundational baking skills important to any young baker.

     

    Quick Bread: Irish Soda Bread


     

    Recipe Conversions: Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • Cooking Methods Classroom Videos


    Here's our latest on-demand series: “Cooking Methods.” In these four videos, Chef Robert Tremblay ’10 covers the foundational kitchen cooking methods important to any young chef.

     

    Dry Heat Part 1


     

    Dry Heat Part 2


     

    Moist Heat


     

    Combination


    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.

  • Physiology of Taste Classroom Videos


    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.

     

    Salt


     

    Sweet


     

    Bitter


     

    Sour


     

    Umami


  • How-To Videos

     

    French Onion Soup


     

    Guacamole


     

    How to Chop Garlic


     

    How to Make Homemade Chicken Broth


     

    How to Make a Roux


     

    How to Prepare and Cut Herbs


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