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Cooking Classes

The First Timer's Cookbook Online Classes

We have been working hard to put the finishing touches on the Cooking Classes called the Fine Art of Cooking Series offered through Orson Gygi in Salt Lake City, Utah. This series goes through the entire First Timer’s Cookbook expounding on the principles and techniques and giving more detailed information as well as giving students hands on practice with original recipes to demonstrate exactly how things are supposed to look, smell and taste like.


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Here is a sneak peek of what the class is like, from our friend Stephanie Ford’s Blog.



Want to join the class?  You may have to wait a little while since we have sold out for the next

couple of months, but get signed up now for the series starting in June!


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About the author, Shawn

Chef Shawn has worked in almost every segment of the foodservice industry. He holds business degrees and certificates in Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Accounting and Professional Sales. He is Certified Executive Chef (CEC) and a Certified Culinary Educator (CCE) through The American Culinary Federation. A Certified Culinary Professional (CCP) through the International Association of Culinary Professionals. He is the author of The First Timer’s Cookbook and The First Timer’s Bakebook. His work has been recognized nationwide as well as being a regular contributor to numerous food service publications and outlets and is the recipient of numerous awards-most recently the 2015 Culinary Educator of the Year through the local American Culinary Federation’s chapter-Beehive State Chef’s Association.

He the owner of multiple food service businesses and currently the host of the Business Chef Podcast.

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