CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Great Courses, the nation's leading developer and marketer of premium-quality media for lifelong learning and personal enrichment, is partnering with another educational icon, The Culinary Institute of America, to provide a comprehensive cooking curriculum for food lovers and home chefs.
The first five titles under the partnership offer more than 30 hours of professional-level concepts and techniques in a series called “The Everyday Gourmet.” The partnership has been expanded to launch four additional courses through 2015.
“Our customers have a tremendous appetite for learning that enriches their lives, and they depend on The Great Courses to deliver the very best educators in their respective fields – The Culinary Institute of America represents the epitome of this level of expertise,” explains Ed Leon, Chief Brand Officer and Head of Product Development for The Great Courses. “All of our content is geared toward the sophisticated lifelong learner, and we believe there is high, unfulfilled demand for an elite cooking curriculum that people can learn at home.”
The first five courses in the curriculum are now available at thegreatcourses.com:
- “The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking”
- “The Everyday Gourmet: Making Healthy Food Taste Great”
- “The Everyday Gourmet: Baking Pastries and Desserts”
- "The Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time"
- "The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking"
“These courses demonstrate many of the same essential step-by-step techniques that I provide students at the Culinary Institute,” said Chef Bill Briwa, chef-instructor at the CIA and the lead instructor for the series. "They’re perfect for practicing skills and building a repertoire needed to become a confident cook."
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