Hudson County Community College “Culinary Student for the Day” Program A Success for Chef Collins and County Prep Students

Chef Collins' junior and senior culinary arts students visited Hudson County Community College on Thursday, October 5 to participate in their “Culinary Student for the Day" program. Chef Puc demonstrated a culinary lesson for the students. The trip to HCCC's culinary program was a holistic experience that combined education, inspiration, and practical skills development. It equipped students with a well-rounded understanding of the...Continue reading

County Prep High School Students Participate in Culinary Student for a Day at HCCC

Chef Palsi's junior and senior culinary arts students visited Hudson County Community College on Wednesday, September 27 to participate in their “ Culinary Student for the Day" program.  Chef Puc demonstrated a culinary lesson on how to prepare different types of meats.  The trip provided an opportunity for high school culinary students to interact with experienced chefs and faculty members. This direct...Continue reading

County Prep has Soul for Black History Month

County Prep has Soul for Black History Month

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

WBL - Hudson County Community College - Culinary Institute Tour

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...

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