Cake Decorating with Chef Spendlove – Part One

Cake decorating is seeing an increase in popularity! If you’re interested in learning cake decorating skills, you need to learn from the best – Chef Derek Spendlove, director of the Baking & Pastry Arts program at Sullivan University’s National Center for Hospitality Studies.

Egg Cookery with Chef Mudd

Love eggs, but tired of making the same old scramble? Want to impress your friends or family at brunch? Check out this video from Chef Sam Mudd from Sullivan University‘s National Center for Hospitality Studies. Chef Mudd shows you how to cook eggs four ways!  

Fruit Fabrication with Chef Payne

Have you ever found yourself in your kitchen at home, staring at an odd shaped fruit, and wondered the proper way to cut it? How do you cut a pineapple, avocado or mango? What tool do you use when a recipe calls for lemon zest? For answers to these questions and more, watch Chef Katie ...

Pasta Making with Chef Gleason

Anyone can buy boxed pasta at the grocery store. Have you ever wondered how to make fresh pasta at home? Chef Danielle Gleason from the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University walks us through how to make fresh, hand-cut pasta.

Importance of Hand Washing in Food Service Industry

Every quarter, Sullivan University chef /nutritionist Cynthia Chandler leads her students to begin the use of sanitary practices in the kitchen. She stresses that the customers have a right to wholesome food, which she defines as food that is safe to eat. “Just because a food is wholesome does not mean it is healthy,” says ...

Ask a Nutritionist: What Are Your Favorite Underrated Foods Under $5? 1

In the produce section, seek out: Turnips. This low calorie, high fiber food provides vitamins E and K (Note: be careful if you’re on anticoagulant warfarin; just like other greens that must be limited) and can be steamed, roasted or added to soups. They are a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, along with collards, brussel ...

Good Nutrition and the Holiday Season

It seems we are constantly being given guidelines about the right way to eat and at the same time being sabotaged with advertisements for enticing, delicious and questionably healthy foods. Just what is good nutrition and why do we want to seek it out particularly during the holiday season? Good nutrition is defined as adhering ...

Surviving Thanksgiving: Enjoying the Food and Avoiding the Guilt

Ah!!! The holidays are once again upon us! That time of year when we are tempted to curl up with a blanket, read a book, or watch our favorite television series while the food is in the oven.  After all, it is almost Thanksgiving! That wonderful holiday that basically demands us to crowd around a ...