On February 23, 2023 County Prep’s Culinary Arts class and Audio Visual Production class collaborated together to celebrate Black History Month. Chef Collins’ students created delicious soul food dishes including Hoppin’ Johns, Country Biscuits, Oxtail, Sweet Potato Pie, Collard Greens, and more. Mrs. Martinez’s AV Production students recorded and edited the event. Chef Collins’ thanks...Continue reading
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Hudson County Community College – Culinary Institute Tour
Chef John Palsi's junior and senior culinary arts students visited Hudson County Community College on Wednesday, October 19 to participate in their “ Culinary Institute Tour." The students cycled through the various culinary labs to gain exposure to the post-secondary culinary arts program. In addition, one of their renowned chefs demonstrated a culinary lesson on...
Culinary Arts Immersion a Success for County Prep Students
County Prep culinary arts students visited Hudson County Community College multiple times this school year to participate in a “ Culinary Arts Immersion '' work-based learning experience (WBL). The students were afforded the opportunity to work "one-on-one" with a renowned chef to prepare a variety of succulent dishes. During one of the sessions, our students...Continue reading
Culinary Arts Students Team Up with Fashion Students at County Prep for a Monster of a Project
Culinary Arts and Fashion Design students partnered to create a collaborative project using a fun and playful monster theme. Chef John Palsi, Culinary instructor, and Ms. Janet Patten, Fashion Design instructor, are proud of how the students were able to put their creative minds together. Keeping in mind elements and principles of design, teams discussed...Continue reading
County Prep’s Culinary Arts Take on the Next Food Network Show
Students' Work Sweet Tooth Chef Chloe Tiangsang Producer Emelynn Tavarez Bake It till you Make it !!! Chef Dominic Vaughn Producer Michaela Garrett The Munchies Chef Lucas Sanchez Producer Stephanie Inciso Mi Food Episode Mi Shrimp Cocktail Chef Abril Montes Producer Martin Scorsese Michaela Live Chef Micheala Garrett Producer Dominic Vaughn Easy one pan Meals...Continue reading
Gordon Ramsey’s Hell’s Kitchen Season 19 Features a County Prep Culinary Alumnus
The County Prep Culinary Arts program (Class of 2013) has produced many a success story. Recently, alumnus Eliott Sanchez was featured on the TV program Hell’s Kitchen with Gordon Ramsey. Season 19 in Las Vegas is currently airing and episode 1 is available on YouTube. Chef Kevin Collins said, “The Culinary Arts students are all...
FCCLA Conference uses Virtual Platform
Camila Ramos a sophomore at County Prep High School wins 1st place gold medal at the FCCLA spring conference in the fashion construction event. She now moves on to the national competition representing County Prep and the State of New Jersey. Camila did not let the transition to a virtual competition stop her; in addition...Continue reading
County Prep Champions in Culinary Arts
Every year in March the Culinary Arts schools compete for the best student chefs in the state. This year Isabella Del Monte, Karielys Gonzalez, and Grace Yueng competed in the Skills MRE challenge. They were not alone; 13 other schools were in the competition. The three student chefs were able to put together a three-course...Continue reading
Culinary Arts Students from County Prep HS Participate in Culinary Program at HCCC
County Prep Culinary Arts students visited Hudson County Community College multiple times from September through February 2020 to participate in the “ Extended Culinary Student for the Day” program. The students were afforded the opportunity to work “one-on-one” with a renowned chef to prepare dishes selected by the students. During the last session, County Prep...
HCCC Hosts County Prep Culinary Arts Students for a Culinary Institute Tour
County Prep’s junior and senior culinary arts classes along with their instructors visited Hudson County Community College during November to participate in their “Culinary Institute Tour.” The students cycled through the various culinary labs to gain exposure to the post-secondary culinary arts program. In addition, one of their renowned chefs demonstrated a culinary lesson. They...Continue reading