Culinary School By the Numbers

By | 2017-04-04T05:55:11+00:00 June 1st, 2009|Career Change|

Going back to culinary school is hard in so many ways. But there are lots of reasons to stick with it. 1 — Intensely intimidating chef 3 — Brutally long weeks for every new class 5 — As in a.m., two clanging alarm clocks plus an annoying cell phone alarm 6 — Hours standing in

Chef School at 40: My First Day

By | 2017-05-19T07:37:55+00:00 April 8th, 2009|Career Change|

At 40, former investment advisor John Stephano is following his dream, going back to school at the Culinary Institute of America.   One would think 20 years in the professional working world would be overwhelming enough experience to coast through the exercise of returning to college. Well for me the start of a new dream