Culinary Arts

Cooking advice from OSUIT chef instructors makes Thanksgiving simple

By Jessica Rodrigo | Originally published in Tulsa World

Thanksgiving meals prepared by trained chefs and home cooks aren’t that different. There are side dishes, desserts and, of course, a turkey.

Gingerbread house a labor of love for Culinary Arts students

It took about 20 Culinary Arts students nearly 24 hours to complete this year’s Japanese-inspired gingerbread house now on display in the OSU Institute of Technology State Room lobby. The whole structure stands nearly 6 feet tall and is made up of about 250 pounds of gingerbread made from scratch in the OSUIT kitchen.

Culinary Arts students, instructors get ready for Thanksgiving

When you’re a chef and cooking is your job, Thanksgiving—a holiday centered around food—can be a blessing or a curse. And if you’re a student learning how to become a chef, the holiday can be a chance to utilize new skills, techniques and flavors while trying to balance your family’s Thanksgiving table traditions.

Visiting chefs from Israel get taste of Oklahoma cuisine

For the first two weeks of November, four young chefs from Israel spent time at OSU Institute of Technology’s School of Culinary Arts to learn about the food and cooking techniques popular in the U.S., and Oklahoma, and in turn, to teach Oklahomans a little about Israeli cuisine.

Culinary students gain inspiration while volunteering

School of Culinary Arts students from OSU Institute of Technology spend the first weekend of the Tulsa State Fair volunteering their time to help ensure the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show goes off without a hitch.

Alum shares loves of Southern and French cuisine in cookbook

Jennifer Hill Booker, OSUIT School of Culinary Arts alumna, wants to inspire others to do what she loves and has written a cookbook of her own, “Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent.”

Student respondent gets diploma and proposal at graduation

After speaking as the student respondent at her own graduation Friday, Megan Palmer thought the most exciting part of her day was over. That was until fellow graduate Oliver Garcia got down on one knee after the ceremony and asked her to marry him.

OSUIT Summer Grads Career Ready

More than 370 students crossed the graduation stage Friday night and began their careers on Monday, a hallmark of OSU Institute of Technology’s educational model.

Culinary students cook up scholarship recognition

Three School of Culinary Arts students recently were awarded scholarships from the American Culinary Federation to help further their education.

Culinary students take tasty trip to New Orleans

Each spring members of OSU Institute of Technology’s chapter of Future Chefs of America take a trip to a major metropolitan area of the country to try out the food and see the sights, and this April the group of 11 students and two instructors visited the Big Easy.

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