About the Instructors

Fluting a mushroom

Thailand

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

New Orleans Jazz

Amalfi Coast, Italy

Making gnocchi...Amalfi cooking class

Limoncello factory, Italy

K-Paul;s Louisiana Kitchen

Fish market in Thailand

Thailand

Tuscany garden

Tuscany

Homemade breads in France

France

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America Instructor

Cooking class, Thailand

Gianni from a fourth generation vineyard

Alamo

Tuscany

San Antonio Riverwalk

Fish market in Thailand

Jazz Brunch, Commander's Palace New Orleans

Thailand

French table setting

People of Chiang Mai

Limoncello factory, Italy

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Two month old tiger, Thailand

Tiger Park, Thailand

San Antonio Riverwalk

Small cars, motor bikes & trykes on the Amalfi Coast

New Orleans

Amalfi Coast, Italy

K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

Homemade Pasta Class...Amalfi Coast

Martha at Tiger Park

Amalfi Coast, Italy

French instructor

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Tuscany

San Antonion Culinary Institute of America

France

Skinning an eel in Frnace

Pizza for dinner, Amalfi cooking school

cheeses of Tuscany

Breakfast in Tuscany

French Baguettes

Tuscany

Pig farm in Tuscany

Commander's Palace New Orleans

Appetizer in an upscale French restaurant

Gelato shop...Sorrento, Italy

France

Amalfi Cooking School hand made pasta class

Instructor in Tuscany

France

France

Tuscany

HUGE lemons on the Amalfi coast!

France

Cleaning squid.....Almalfi cooking school

San Antonio Fiesta

Provolone from Southern Italy

Instructor in Tuscany

Tuscany

Southern Italy cannelloni dish

Tuscany

Thailand Instructor

France

Working in a French Bakery

Brunch Omelet Commander's Palace New Orleans

Varieties of olive oils, Italy

Variety of French cheese

Entree in an upscale French restaurant

Four month old tiger, Thailand

Handsome Southern Italian men!!!

Class in a French bakery

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

New Orleans

Fruiting of an olive tree

Salt flats in France

Tuscany

San Antonio Culinary Institute of America

Neapolitan pastry class, Southern Italy

Riverfront property in Thailand

Is cleaning squid FUN or NOT?!

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.