About the Instructors

New Orleans

Homemade breads in France

France

French Baguettes

Two month old tiger, Thailand

Tuscany

Thailand

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Working in a French Bakery

Breakfast in Tuscany

French table setting

Appetizer in an upscale French restaurant

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Instructor in Tuscany

France

Cooking class, Thailand

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Thailand Instructor

Pizza for dinner, Amalfi cooking school

France

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America Instructor

Making gnocchi...Amalfi cooking class

Pig farm in Tuscany

Limoncello factory, Italy

France

Commander's Palace New Orleans

People of Chiang Mai

New Orleans Jazz

Entree in an upscale French restaurant

Tiger Park, Thailand

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

San Antonio Fiesta

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Brunch Omelet Commander's Palace New Orleans

France

Southern Italy cannelloni dish

Neapolitan pastry class, Southern Italy

Tuscany

France

Instructor in Tuscany

Variety of French cheese

Riverfront property in Thailand

France

Salt flats in France

Amalfi Cooking School hand made pasta class

French instructor

Tuscany garden

Fruiting of an olive tree

Fish market in Thailand

Fluting a mushroom

San Antonion Culinary Institute of America

Alamo

Cleaning squid.....Almalfi cooking school

HUGE lemons on the Amalfi coast!

New Orleans

Varieties of olive oils, Italy

Martha at Tiger Park

Small cars, motor bikes & trykes on the Amalfi Coast

cheeses of Tuscany

Amalfi Coast, Italy

San Antonio Riverwalk

Jazz Brunch, Commander's Palace New Orleans

Is cleaning squid FUN or NOT?!

Skinning an eel in Frnace

Four month old tiger, Thailand

Fish market in Thailand

K-Paul;s Louisiana Kitchen

K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

Tuscany

Amalfi Coast, Italy

Tuscany

Class in a French bakery

San Antonio Riverwalk

Gelato shop...Sorrento, Italy

Thailand

Amalfi Coast, Italy

Limoncello factory, Italy

Tuscany

Tuscany

Tuscany

Handsome Southern Italian men!!!

Tuscany

Thailand

Homemade Pasta Class...Amalfi Coast

Gianni from a fourth generation vineyard

Provolone from Southern Italy

Enjoy the pictures from my culinary trips to France, Thailand, Tuscany & the Amalfi Coast, New Orleans and the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio Texas.

Dorothy

Dorothy

 

  • Attended PA Institute of Culinary Arts
  • Studied Chinese cooking with Anna Kao, a restaurateur in Fox Chapel
  • Studied Thai cooking in Bangkok & Chaing Mai, Thailand
  • Studied with 9 French Chefs in France
  • Studied Italian cooking in Tuscany with Chef Laura Giusti
  • Studied Mediterranean and Tuscan cooking at the Institute of Culinary Education in NYC
  • Studied Tex-Mex, Cajun-Creole, smoking & barbecuing plus Southern cuisine at the Culinary Institute of American in San Antonio Texas
  • Studied Southern Italian cooking, pizza making, and Neapolitan desserts on the Amalfi Coast, Italy
  • Teaches classes in conjunction with Xperience Days, a national gift certificate company
  • Nationally certified in Sanitation & Food Service Management
  • BA degree in music education
  • Former adjunct professor/guest instructor for CCAC, Penn Trafford Adult Education, In the Kitchen, Crate,Robinson Market District and Vangura’s ‘The Kitchen.”
Gulzat

Gulzat

Gulzat moved here from Kazakhstan 11 years ago with quite a culinary background obtained from both parents who are chefs. She is now launching a career of teaching students all about healthy eating.   She believes that healthy food is not a luxury, it’s a NECESSITY!  Gulzat teaches our ‘special request’ classes such as vegetarian, vegan, lactose intolerant, paleo, and gluten free.