Best Recipes for Winter and Spring
The Culinary Institute LeNôtre® (CIL) in Houston, Texas is the only French-owned culinary school in the United States and the largest culinary college in Houston. It was founded in 1998 by third generation French Chef Alain LeNôtre and his wife, Marie. The LeNôtre name is known worldwide for its French cuisine and pastry art. Alain’s father, famous pastry chef and renowned caterer, Gaston LeNôtre, along with his wife, Colette, created a French food empire. The LeNôtre family is regarded as one of the greatest culinary families of France.
CIL aims to train the culinary experts of tomorrow and welcome them into its international family of renowned chefs and hospitality workers. A highly structured curriculum, low student-to-teacher ratio, and training in classic and innovative techniques ensures students learn the skills they need to become model chefs. The institute offers four diplomas and three associate degrees in applied science, respected credentials in the food industry.
Located in Independence Heights, CIL now occupies two buildings,including its own restaurant, Le Bistro, where students gain real-world experience. The student body has expanded to 320 students taught by 14 full-time international chef-instructors. The school also offers leisure classes every Saturday to all foodies who want to learn traditional French recipes or exciting contemporary dishes to try again at home.
CKW LUXE is honored to present a selection of CIL’s best recipes especially designed for winter and spring for our readers to make and enjoy on their own.