What is Food Safety?

The time is upon us to talk about food safety! Schools across North America have re-opened their doors to students again and what better time to brush up on of your food safety than Food Safety Month! Read an in depth look from We Are Chefs! This is part one of a four-part series on…

Back to School!

It’s January 10th and school is finally getting back into the swing of things.  The early morning alarms, late night studying and even a few tears during exams, but school is finally back!  This blog will be dedicated for all those aspiring chef’s beginning or continuing their education in 2017.  Below The Discriminating Chef will…

Final Exams, Don’t Crack Yet!

  Studying. Sleepless nights. Five cups of coffee. Are you starting to feel the stress of final exams and practicals coming up? It’s the final stretch before summer break and you might just feel like you’re an egg about to crack! Stress can show itself in many ways and we are here to give you some tips on…

How to: Make a Dahlia Flower from a Butternut Squash

Sculpting fruits and vegetables truly is a work of art. Whether its a lemon garnished on your drink, vegetables on your plate or a fruit sculpture centerpiece, it all takes skill and talent to complete. To help you get started we have provided you with a photo demonstration on how to make a Dahlia Flower…

Win or Lose, Competition Always Makes You Stronger

There are dance competitions for dancers and sports tournaments for all kinds of athletes, so what is there for students whose passion is cooking? If you are a high school student looking to pursue a career as a chef or even a current culinary or hospitality management student, there are plenty of opportunities to participate in…