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Online Cooking Classes

“Online Cooking Classes”

What are the advantages to taking online cooking classes? Well for one, you can take them anytime-anywhere you have an internet connection. Plus, maybe you’re the type of person that doesn’t like to ask questions in front of other people. Or maybe you don’t like to be around other people when you cook, if so then it looks like online cooking classes are the answer for you.
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Why weren’t online cooking classes around when I got started?

If there was such a thing as online cooking classes when I got started in this business it sure would have made things a lot easier for me. Instead of online cooking classes I had the old traditional way of learning, being thrown to the wolves.
At the school I went to we didn’t have the luxury of going at our own pace like you do with online cooking classes. Instead we got there at 6 or 7 in the morning and did whatever we needed to do to get lunch out by 10:30 for all the students, faculty and staff at the school. So one day I might be doing breads, the next I might be doing salads and the next doing hot food. In a circumstance like that I didn’t have time to stop and ask questions of my instructor, a lot of times I just had to figure it out on my own. Then if it wasn’t right, I had to learn from my mistake and do it right the next time.
In a setting like that it is very bittersweet. In online cooking classes I could stop, pause, rewind and reread anything I want. In a professional kitchen you sometimes feel like you so little time you can barely even breathe. But, you learn a lot by just getting out and doing it too, maybe even more than just watching it.
The good thing about these online cooking classes is that the information can be taken at your own pace and repeated as many times as you want.

Teaching how to pipe-out eclairsAre the online cooking classes going too fast? Pause and rewind.

Are the online cooking classes covering a topic you’re not all that interested in? Skip it, or simply fast forward.

The nice thing about these online cooking classes its totally up to you. Plus, you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your own home/office/bed. . .Wherever you decide to take them!

So get into the online cooking classes now!

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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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