York Culinary Arts
New York State offers a wide variety of world-class culinary
institutes and schools taught by renowned world masters using the finest in equipment
Adirondacks & the Lake Champlain Valley of Upstate New York & Vermont
have long been known for their truly unique & varied cuisine ranging from
fresh caught native brook trout cooked over an open campfire to world class dining
In the internationally acclaimed City of Saratoga Springs, diners can choose from
over fifty exciting restaurants with menus featuring everything from spicy Mexican
foods to hearty homecooked meals. If romantic candle light dining in a Great Camp
setting appeals to you, the beautiful Saranac Lake and Lake Placid region offers
an unparralled experience. Because of the abundant fish and game found throughout
the Adirondacks, visitors have the opportunity to sample such native culinary
delights as smoked venison,
roast duck, and fresh rainbow trout.
invite you to take a virtual tour of some of our most popular travel
destinations including Saratoga
Springs, Ballston Spa, Glens Falls,
Lake George, Ticonderoga, Old
Forge, Blue Mt. Lake, Canton, Watertown, Saranac
Lake, Lake Placid (host of the 1932
& 1980 winter Olympics)
and the City of Plattsburgh.
In neighboring Vermont, experience the beauty of Lake Champlain and the Lake
Champlain Valley featuring the historic communities of Burlington, Shelburne,
Charlotte, Vergennes, Middlebury, St Albans, and the Grand Isles of NW Vermont.
Culinary Arts program at Paul Smith's College in the Adirondacks was founded on
the principle of learning by doing. Many of todays local chefs learned their trade
at Paul Smith's.
host Derek Muirden and European trained Chef Armand C. Vanderstigchel for an hour
long culinary celebration of the best recipes from the best restaurants, inns,
and B&Bs in the Adirondacks!
Enjoy this hour long "culinary celebration" that brings you the best recipes
from some of the best restaurants, inns and B&B's in the Adirondacks. Adirondack
Cuisine is taped on location at the Adirondack Landmark Saranac Hotel, where the
award-winning Senior Producer and Host, Derek Muirden, takes viewers on a tour
of the restaurants, inns and B&B's,
Adirondacks.com Internet Publishing Group and Mountain Lake PBS
television announce a powerful online partnership to promote Mountain Lakes award
winning programming and important educational mission throughout Upstate New York
Recore (left) CEO of Mountain Lake PBS and Marie Mercier (middle)Communications
Coordinator with Rob Grant (right) President, Adirondacks.com Internet Publishing
to European trained Chef Armand preparing a dish made famous by each of the restaurants.
Mountain Lake PBS has a long and distinguished
record of producing Adirondack programming for New York State and the PBS national
audience. Adirondack Cuisine is sure to carry on that tradition. Derek and Chef
Armand will put a visual and delightful spin on the art of Adirondack cooking.
Adirondack Cuisine is produced by Mountain Lake PBS, in association with Berkshire
House Publishers, Inc. Berkshire House is the publisher of Adirondack Cuisine
(the book); authored by Chef Armand C. Vanderstigchel and Robert E. Berkel, Jr.
Chef Armand and Robert celebrate great recipes from the entire Adirondack region,
in all it's seasons. The 239 page book is complete with full page color photographs
of many of the dishes, and is easily the most complete Adirondack recipe book
Paul Smith's College Pres.
George Miller (left) and Rob Grant Pres. Adirondacks.com Internet Publishing group
Smith's College & the Adirondacks.com Internet Publishing Group join forces
to showcase Paul Smith's unique curriculum and promote Hospitality and Culinary
Arts in the Adirondacks.|
Paul Smith's program features the Statler Hospitality
Center which houses five full-service laboratory kitchens, a retail bakery and
the new Statler "World-Link" high-tech classroom facility (dedicated to the Hospitality
and Culinary Arts Division). The college-owned and operated 92-room Hotel Saranac
in nearby Saranac Lake includes two restaurants and a bakery.
in Baking and Pastry
Arts are preparing for careers in the growing hospitality industry, and upon
completion can expect to find positions in hotels, resorts, and restaurants. This
career path develops skills and knowledge necessary for employment in a variety
of baking and pastry establishments.
Examples of these positions include:
Baker, Baker's Helper, Pastry Cook,
Assistant Pastry Chef, and Bakery Manager.
This fast paced industry offers
many opportunities for advancement.
Whether rolling dough, piping
decorations, pulling sugar or preparing and finishing desserts, pastry students
are taught the basics ranging from classical to contemporary preparations. Emphasis
in a baking and pastry arts program is placed on teaching advanced pastry skills
and providing managerial training while covering all aspects of pastry preparations,
presentation and service at international standards. With hands-on experience
emphasized throughout the program, students spend approximately three quarters
of their training time performing practical work in food preparation. The skills
and knowledge acquired in a Pastry Arts program helps graduates to advance their
careers at an accelerated pace.
Earn your baking & pastry degree at a school near you. Explore your culinary
education options & request official school information.