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Napa Valley Cooking School




Located in the heart of the California’s Wine Country, the Napa Valley Cooking School offers an opportunity to study with some of the great chefs of the San Francisco Bay area in a high quality professional program with small class size and a wine country ambiance. Our intensive hands-on program will give you the skills you need to be employed in a fine restaurant in half the time required by other schools, and at half the cost. The curriculum was designed in cooperation with Napa Valley Chefs to focus on the high standards of performance and special skills needed to work in fine restaurants. If your goal is to become a professional chef and work in fine restaurants, you owe it to yourself to visit our school. Compare our reasonable tuition and visit our friendly staff at our beautiful wine country campus in St. Helena, California.

Food and Wine Enthusiast Program

The Napa Valley Cooking School also sponsors one to four day Gourmet Food and Wine Experiences instructed by some of the top chefs in the nation. A new selection of activities is offered each season ( Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer). Activities are normally held in the Cooking School kitchen on evenings or weekends. These activities are open to the general public and no previous culinary experience is required to participate. The students of the Napa Valley Cooking school often assist the chefs in these classes , enabling them to make some valuable professional connections prior to externship and graduation.

Executive Chef

Barbara Alexander is the Executive Chef of the Napa Valley Cooking School at Napa Valley College. Prior to the Executive Chef position at the Napa Valley Cooking School, Chef Alexander was a Chef Instructor at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, in California’s Napa Valley.

Chef Instructor / Pastry Chef Instructor

Chef Instructor/Pastry Chef Instructor Krista Garcia is a California native and graduate of the second class at Napa Valley Cooking School (1997). Prior to her formal culinary arts training, Chef Garcia received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon, for which she wrote a thesis on the symbolism of food in literature.



School name:Napa Valley Cooking School
Address:1088 College Avenue
Zip & city:CA 94574 California
Phone:707-967-2930
Web:http://www.napavalley.edu/apps/comm.asp?$1=29
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Located in the heart of the California’s Wine Country, the Napa Valley Cooking School offers an opportunity to study with some of the great chefs of the San Francisco Bay area in a high quality professional program with small class size and a wine country ambiance. Our intensive hands-on program will give you the skills you need to be employed in a fine restaurant in half the time required by other schools, and at half the cost. The curriculum was designed in cooperation with Napa Valley Chefs to focus on the high standards of performance and special skills needed to work in fine restaurants. If your goal is to become a professional chef and work in fine restaurants, you owe it to yourself to visit our school. Compare our reasonable tuition and visit our friendly staff at our beautiful wine country campus in St. Helena, California.

Food and Wine Enthusiast Program

The Napa Valley Cooking School also sponsors one to four day Gourmet Food and Wine Experiences instructed by some of the top chefs in the nation. A new selection of activities is offered each season ( Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer). Activities are normally held in the Cooking School kitchen on evenings or weekends. These activities are open to the general public and no previous culinary experience is required to participate. The students of the Napa Valley Cooking school often assist the chefs in these classes , enabling them to make some valuable professional connections prior to externship and graduation.

Executive Chef

Barbara Alexander is the Executive Chef of the Napa Valley Cooking School at Napa Valley College. Prior to the Executive Chef position at the Napa Valley Cooking School, Chef Alexander was a Chef Instructor at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, in California’s Napa Valley.

Chef Instructor / Pastry Chef Instructor

Chef Instructor/Pastry Chef Instructor Krista Garcia is a California native and graduate of the second class at Napa Valley Cooking School (1997). Prior to her formal culinary arts training, Chef Garcia received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon, for which she wrote a thesis on the symbolism of food in literature.
 



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