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Cook Street School of Culinary Arts, Denver:
Cook Street School of Culinary Arts provides a high-quality 12-week chef-training course, an accelerated program that is intensely focused and offers great bang for your buck so you can get in, get out, and get on with your culinary dreams! Conveniently located in Denver’s historic Lower Downtown district in the epicenter of Denver’s vibrant foodie scene, our rigorous, menu-based approach to the rich culinary traditions of Italy and France will teach you the fundamentals you need to excel in your future career. Our fully accredited course focuses on the whole chef, ensuring that you have the skills to enter the competitive world of professional culinary arts upon graduation.

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12-week Chef / Culinary Arts Training Course:
Immerse yourself in the heart-thumping world of our working kitchen. Our rigorous, menu-based approach to the rich culinary traditions of Italy and France will teach you the fundamentals you need to excel in your future career.

Cook Street focuses on the whole chef, ensuring that you have the skills to enter the competitive world of the professional culinary arts upon graduation. At the end of your Cook Street experience, you’ll put our intensive curriculum into practice as you cook with acclaimed chefs in France and Italy during our European Tour. Our rigorous curriculum covers:

- Culinary Arts, from knife skills and vocabulary to history, culture, palate development, and complete cooking competency
- The Art of the Table, from menu planning and recipe development to service and presentational arts.
- Wine, from vocabulary and techniques to pairing, tasting, and serving
- Pastry, from breads to fine pastry and everything in between

Students are taught and expected to gain a fundamental understanding of the following areas of study during their 12-week program at Cook Street:

- Bread
- Cakes & Butter cream
- Chocolate
- Custards & Soufflés
- Dessert Sauces
- Frozen Desserts
- High Altitude Baking
- Laminated Dough
- Meringues
- Mousses
- Pate a Choux
- Sugar Cookery
- Tart Components       

- Butchery & Fabrication
- Caviar
- Charcuterie
- Cheeses
- Essentials of Taste/Organoleptic
- Foie Gras
- Fusion
- Herbs & Spices
- Methods of Cooking Meat, Poultry, and Rabbit
- Pasta Eggs
- Round fish, flat fish & shell fish
- Sauces
- Soups
- Stocks
- Variety Meats             

Techniques & Theory:
- Chef History/Brigade System
- Culinary equipment and tools
- Food Costing
- French Culinary Terms
- French Geography
- History of French Cooking
- History of Italian Cooking
- Italian Culinary Terms
- Italian Geography
- Knife Sharpening
- Knife Skills
- Menu Construct
- New-World Wine
- Old-World Wine
- Sanitation
- Table Service
- Weights & Measurements
- Wine Service

Career Options
At Cook Street, we give you the skills to savor the culinary career that’s right for you.  Our alumni work in a variety of culinary careers, from traditional chef roles to positions as caterers, personal chefs, industry associations, even food photography and writing. Our Student Services are designed to help you take the next step toward pursuing your goal, from resume and mock interview assistance to stage opportunities at local restaurants, connections with farmers’ markets, and more.  

We’re here to help you flesh out your culinary career with the help of an extraordinary community of foodie resources.Whether they go on to own their own culinary business or work for the best in the industry, Cook Street students emerge ready to face the culinary world head-on.  Our career offerings include:

- ACF Apprenticeship: Cook Street makes an investment in the future success of its graduates by paying for the second  year of this program with no additional cost to the student. - Each graduate who is accepted to the Apprenticeship Program will receive assistance from the ACF in securing a paid, mentored job.
- ACF Job Board: As full members of the ACF, Cook Street graduates have access to its job board and all networking opportunities.
- Personalized Service: Because of our small class size, Cook Street can personally understand each student’s career goals and offer completely individualized job placement assistance.
- Cook Street Job Board: Restaurants, hotels and resorts in Denver, and around the country, post job opportunities on our website. Only Cook Street graduates can access this site.
- USPCA Personal Chef Referral Service and Online Listing: Cook Street students who enroll in the Personal Chef Course have full membership benefits from the USPCA, including a business website and listing on the Hireachef.com referral website.

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Address: 1937 Market Street in LoDo, Denver, Colorado , USA
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Fort Lewis is a selective public liberal arts college that launches careers through a compelling educational experience that features nationally recognized academic programs, extraordinary personal attention from faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and once-in-a-lifetime experiential learning opportunities.

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Fort Lewis is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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National Beauty College, Denver
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Cosmetology Program:
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Esthetics Program:
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Beginner to Advanced Level Pet Grooming Courses:

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International Wine Guild
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Professional programs of the International Wine Guild are approved and regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School Board.
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• Our quality programs are studied online in Colorado, across the U.S., Canada, UK, and worldwide.

• Based in Indiana, our mission is to offer students the best accredited online educational programs in natural health and herbal studies that are available.

• Studying with New Eden is easy and affordable. You can start studying with New Eden whenever you want and learn at your own pace.

• Our distance learning courses allow you the convenience and flexibility of studying in your own home or office, and at times that best suit your schedule.

• New Eden has full accreditation with the American Council for Holistic Medicine (ACHM), which provides clinical training for graduates.

• We also have school approval with the American Naturopathic Certification Board, and the International Association of Natural Health Practitioners (IANHP).

Student Testimonial:
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Aviva Spray Tanning Academy, Denver CO & Online
Courses / Programs
• Learn to spray tan in Colorado and get full certification from Aviva Spray Tanning Academy in-class or online!

• We provide onsite 1-day spray tan classes in Denver CO, which take place regularly in a leading hotel.

• In addition, Aviva offers convenient online spray tan classes to students in Colorado Springs, Aurora, Fort Collins, Lakewood and throughout Colorado and nationwide.

• Our short and comprehensive online spray tan training makes it easy for you to learn to spray tan from the comfort of your own home or workplace or improve your technique.

• Our spray tan certification programs are suitable for total beginners to the sunless tanning industry to advanced level beauty professionals.

• All of our spray tanning courses come with a 100% money-back guarantee, so you can study worry-free! 

• On completion of your course, you will receive a Spray Tan Certificate signed by President and Founder, Mitch Bloom, stating that you have successfully trained as an Aviva Labs spray tan professional consultant. 

• Our interactive short courses are ideal if you want to add a spray tanning certification to your beauty career portfolio, or to start a successful spray tanning business, or improve the profitability of your current spray tanning business.

Student Review:
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On-site Spray Tan Training Courses:

Sunless 101 Spray Tan Certification Program:

• A 1-day comprehensive course for basic beginners up to intermediate level.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee

Online Spray Tan Certification Programs:

Sunless 101 Online Course:

• 3 hour course for beginner to intermediate level spray tanning professionals.

• This is a web-based course to study at your own pace

• An Aviva Academy Sunless Certificate will be awarded and mailed to you on completion of your online course.