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April 23, 2018   This month at CIL, we observed two sweet and delicious contests! The first one was the Chocolate Showpiece Competition that happened from April 9 to 15. Made by our students enrolled in Level 5 Baking & Pastry, the art pieces required 55 to 60 hours of work each! After a week…(Read More)

Yesterday, February 7th, students from CIL had the chance to attend Ben E Keith Food Show at the NRG Stadium. One of the exciting highlights of the show was that our student Jaqueline Panjoj ranked 2nd in the Pastry Competition held at the show! Jaqueline, currently enrolled in Level 3 “Master Chef”‘, created the winning…(Read More)

Today at CIL, we had the pleasure to welcome students from different high schools to participate in our Annual Chopped Competition!  Our alumni Sherwin Laday, Beatrice McDaniel Watts, Alyssa LeBlanc and our student Angelique Gonzalez were the judges for this tasty contest!  The competition took place in two different heats. The students had to cook…(Read More)

On Thursday June 29th, we celebrated  student life during Student Appreciation Day!  This event gathered students and CIL staff all around activities, games, karaoke and fun! The event took place in the Amphitheater from 10am to 7pm. To celebrate this very special day, a Cake Competition was organized! Students gave their best and made beautiful…(Read More)

Live Sandwich Competition Showdown at Culinary Institute LeNôtre Culinary Institute LeNôtre hosted the 2nd Annual Puratos Sandwich Competition Future chefs develop creative recipes using innovative Puratos breads Houston – On June 14th, the Culinary Institute LeNotre (CIL) hosted the 2nd Annual Puratos Sandwich Competition. The eight finalists, announced earlier this month, competed in a…(Read More)

On Thursday, April 20th, we celebrated our First Annual Crawfish Boil at CIL for Student Appreciation day! This event gathered students and CIL staff all around delicious Crawfish Boils and a Cajun Buffet made by our Culinary Arts students! To celebrate this very special day, a Crawfish Boil Competition was organized, two of our talented…(Read More)

Click here to view competition pictures and winners!   Congratulations to the Finalists! • Eric Tezino- Pork Tenderloin Sandwich • Gayle Amaro- Chipotle BBQ Sandwich • Luis Marenco-Texas PoBoy / Pastrami and Chorizo Melt • Marie Dieppe- Mandalay Medley • Jacobi Adair-Glielmi – Grilled Pear and Brie BLT • Tiara Marenco- French Dip with Espresso…(Read More)

On Friday, February 3rd, was held the Skills USA competition within the Culinary Institute ! We had the chance to see some of our future Chefs participate and demonstrate their skills during 3 sessions : Culinary Arts, Restaurant Services and Commercial Baking ! We would like to congratulate all the participants and winners who received a…(Read More)

NOW CASTING: Chefs and professional cooks for Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games!” In each episode of the game, four chefs compete in three elimination challenges testing their culinary skills as they make their way through the store’s aisles. Each challenge features a theme and is judged by a rotating list of guest…(Read More)