Playing With My Food ~
A journal about food, thought, travel, and life; by Chef & Raconteur Chaz French.

I’m going to culinary school

No, really, it’s happening.  After wanting this for so long, and been working at trying to make it happen,  I’m still having trouble wrapping my brain around this.  I keep feeling like some shoe is going to drop, some landmine go off, get hit by a bus, train or insane bicycle messenger, (that last one actually happened to me once).

I’d been trying to keep this a secret, but as each step came closer to reality I’ve let more close friends in on this.  Tonight I found out the money has come through, so barring some bizarre turn of events, this is really, truly, a go this time.

Starting in September I’ll be attending the Natural Gourmet Institute in NYC.

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Some of my friends may wonder why I’d choose this school, and it’s easy, this is the future of food, slow, natural, whole, local, sustainable, preferably organic, and yes, less meat based.  I want to be a part of that food future.

I’ll be sharing more in the near future, and laying out some plans for things here.

Hang on folks, it’s gonna be a wild ride.