Culinary Arts major Alexxa Grattan took home the gold this week at the S. Pellegino Almost Famous Chef Mid-Atlantic competition. Read more.
The creator of Campbell Soup's famous green bean casserole recipe is an alumna of what is now our Culinary/Hospitality program. We celebrated her cultural contribution with a very special luncheon in the Academic Bistro. Read more on Goodwin Live and watch the video about the event.
Just in time for Halloween, Drexel’s Academy of Natural Sciences teamed up with Culinary Arts chefs to bring guests a cocktail party filled with creepy-crawly edible delights. Chefs Edward Bottone, Charles Ziccardi, Adrienne Hall, and Donna Maguireincorporated elements from the Academy’s collections into their recipes. Read more about the experience and get the chef’s recipes on the Goodwin Blog.
From Oct. 7-9, the Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) 2012, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, set up at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City Philadelphia. Drexel’s Culinary Arts program was there to help promote the California Raisin Marketing Board (CRMB) at their booth. Chef Adrienne Hall developed a salad recipe (including raisins) that students David Klein, Becca Smith, Emily Rugh, and Erika Ellefsen prepared on-site and served to convention guests.
Local dieticians gathered at the Academic Bistro for Ancient Grains, an event initated by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA). The dieticians broke out into teams to prepare dishes from a mystery basket of ingredients. Chef Richard Coppedge Jr., certified master baker, author, and instructor of baking and pastry arts at the Culinary Institute of America, was also at the event performing gluten-free baking demos. The event aimed to showcase how easy it is for people affected by celiac disease to maintain a gluten-free lifestyle.
Cierra Bickel completed her co-op at the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, where she met Iron Chef and Philadelphia restauranteur Jose Garces and renowned health authority Dr. Oz. Read more about Cierra’s experience on the Goodwin Blog.