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Excellence is…Always Learning

Excellence is…Always Learning

Written by Mark Hitri. Photo by James Creange. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. After 20 plus years in the industry I might be what you call an old dog, but I keep trying to learn new tricks. It is easy to think you know it all after you have been doing...
Excellence Is…Asking Questions

Excellence Is…Asking Questions

Written by Mark Hitri. Photo by James Creange. Week 2 There are no stupid questions. One of the things that I must tell our students all of the time is to ask questions. Even though there are no stupid questions, it is important to ask the right questions. For me to...
Excellence is…?

Excellence is…?

Written by Mark Hitri.  Photo by James Creange. Week 1 Excellence is…? A great question What is excellence in the culinary community? Our mission here at the Culinary School of Fort Worth is to prepare our students to exemplify excellence in the culinary community....
Making Memories

Making Memories

Written by Sarah Hamilton. Photos by Sarah Hamilton. “In the childhood memories of every good cook, there’s a large kitchen, a warm stove, a simmering pot, and a mom.” —Barbara Costikyan, New York Magazine. Food is intricately tied to memory. Certain smells can...
CSFTW Chef Maddie Sharp Takes Gold in Kansas City

CSFTW Chef Maddie Sharp Takes Gold in Kansas City

Written by James Creange. Photos by James Creange. Getting the chance to witness someone performing at the peak of their craft is a special moment that sticks with you for the rest of your life. If you were in the building for Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals, you’ll...
On Your Marks, Get Set, Bake!

On Your Marks, Get Set, Bake!

Written by Sarah Hamilton. Photos by CSFTW, Joshua Bousel, and Vicky Wasik. We’ve started baking this week and I couldn’t be more thrilled. As a self proclaimed sugar addict, baking has always just made me happy. I feel like baking is my love language. If someone...