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The Research Chefs Association has mandated that education and certification are two strategic goals for future and has created a new category of food professional - "Culinologist [TM]."
The culinologist curriculum will combine food technology and culinary arts courses, allowing students to pursue a four-year college degree. Presently, both Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., and Metropolitan College, Omaha, offer RCA-initiated short courses in food science for chefs.
What do they teach you?
In planning stage is a one-week basic professional cooking course, sponsored by RCA and Culinary Institute of America. Its titled "Culinary Workshop for Food Technologists,".
Culinary Arts Resources
Many programs are now being offered at local culinary arts schools, including both short courses and full-term classes. You can get a list of schools at site http://www.best-cooking-school-culinary-arts-schools-classes.com.