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World of opportunity: Cruise ships search for Asian chefs

By Thu, Feb 02, 2012 5:26PM UTC 0 Comment

Following the recent Costa Concordia tragedy in which a luxury cruise ship capsized off the coast of Italy, the cruise industry has taken a heavy beating in the international press. There have been concerns that the incident might dent the popularity of cruise holidays. However, no noticeable decline in consumer demand has been registered, although...

A taste of Asia: New chefs on the block

By Mon, Jan 16, 2012 6:52PM UTC 1 Comment

Whether it’s Britain’s Gordon Ramsay barking orders in his kitchen, dessert queen Nigella Lawson whipping up sinful sugary treats or Indian celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor breaking down the art of complex curry recipes, cooking has captured the attention of a global audience. Reality shows like MasterChef, Hell’s Kitchen and Top Chef have confirmed an increasing...

Asia’s hospitality and culinary economy: Our top 25 institutes

By Wed, Aug 24, 2011 7:56PM UTC 0 Comment

SINCE the last year, Asian Correspondent has been closely following and reviewing the hospitality and culinary arts education industry. The publication has reviewed dozens of different hospitality and culinary arts schools, and spoken to hundreds of students, lecturers and celebrity chefs. In July 2010, Australian wine critic Peter Scudamore-Smith reviewed the state of hospitality and...

The Art Institute of California – Los Angeles

By Wed, Aug 24, 2011 6:51PM UTC 0 Comment

Part of the reputed The Art Institutes network, The Art Institute of California – Los Angeles tops the list as one of the most attractive places for Asian students to earn a degree in culinary arts. California is famous for its liberal and diverse culture, and international students find more opportunities in this city than...

The Art Institute of Seattle

By Wed, Aug 24, 2011 6:45PM UTC 0 Comment

Part of the distinguished Art Institutes, The Art Institute of Seattle combines communication and critical thinking to deliver an innovative model of education that is vital for students to succeed in the competitive world of culinary arts. The booming culinary sector in Asia has resulted in large numbers of students eager to cash in on...