About the Instructors

Instructor in Tuscany

Tuscany

French instructor

Tuscany garden

Fluting a mushroom

Fish market in Thailand

Amalfi Cooking School hand made pasta class

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America Instructor

Limoncello factory, Italy

France

France

Breakfast in Tuscany

France

Gianni from a fourth generation vineyard

Amalfi Coast, Italy

New Orleans

Making gnocchi...Amalfi cooking class

France

Variety of French cheese

Instructor in Tuscany

Thailand Instructor

Fish market in Thailand

Class in a French bakery

Alamo

cheeses of Tuscany

San Antonio Riverwalk

Four month old tiger, Thailand

Jazz Brunch, Commander's Palace New Orleans

San Antonio Riverwalk

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Tuscany

Working in a French Bakery

K-Paul;s Louisiana Kitchen

Gelato shop...Sorrento, Italy

Homemade breads in France

San Antonion Culinary Institute of America

Martha at Tiger Park

Commander's Palace New Orleans

K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

Pizza for dinner, Amalfi cooking school

Neapolitan pastry class, Southern Italy

Two month old tiger, Thailand

Handsome Southern Italian men!!!

Tuscany

San Antonio Fiesta

Salt flats in France

Tuscany

France

Homemade Pasta Class...Amalfi Coast

Tiger Park, Thailand

Tuscany

France

Brunch Omelet Commander's Palace New Orleans

Provolone from Southern Italy

Skinning an eel in Frnace

Thailand

French table setting

Is cleaning squid FUN or NOT?!

Fruiting of an olive tree

People of Chiang Mai

Pig farm in Tuscany

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Appetizer in an upscale French restaurant

Entree in an upscale French restaurant

Southern Italy cannelloni dish

Thailand

HUGE lemons on the Amalfi coast!

Varieties of olive oils, Italy

New Orleans Jazz

Tuscany

Tuscany

French Baguettes

Amalfi Coast, Italy

Amalfi Coast, Italy

New Orleans

France

Thailand

Cooking class, Thailand

Tuscany

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Limoncello factory, Italy

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Small cars, motor bikes & trykes on the Amalfi Coast

Riverfront property in Thailand

Cleaning squid.....Almalfi cooking school

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.