Le Cordon Bleu

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    The Libertine's Josh Galliano Brings a Taste of the Mississippi to the James Beard House

    Tonight, the Libertine's (7927 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-862-2999) Josh Galliano brings Mississippi-inspired cuisine to the venerable James Beard House in New York City. This culinary honor, reserved for the nation's top chefs, is a chance for Galliano to not only showcase his river-country-in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Women Chefs of St. Louis Talk About Whether Gender Matters in the Kitchen [Q&A]

    Following the release of its "Gods of Food" issue last November, TIME found itself in hot water. Not a single female chef made the list of tastemakers or placed on its lineage chart of culinary influencers. When pressed about it, TIME's former news editor Howard Chua-Eoan explained it to Eater this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    First Look: Burger, INK Leaves a Permanent Mark On Wentzville with the Tattooed Dog

    The colorful Burger, INK food truck -- unmistakable in its rambunctious tattoo-themed glory -- is on sale via Craigslist, but not necessarily because the company has gone out of business. On February 8, chef/owner Josh Lemmon opened the Tattooed Dog (403 Luetkenhaus Boulevard, Wentzville; 636-887-21 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: January 31 to February 2

    Yes, it's Super Bowl weekend (already!), but there are plenty of non-football activities going on this weekend. Help raise some money to save Local Harvest Cafe & Grocery, see the Pi Pizza-loving Alton Brown or take a sugary tour of Maplewood. Check out our food-related recommendations after the ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Kimberly's Bake Shop Hopes to Open in Wentzville Despite Construction Setbacks

    Wentzville needs a bakeshop. So says Kimberly Walton, a recent graduate of Le Cordon Bleu who's struggling to bring her city something it's missing. After unexpected construction delays, Walton and her husband and business partner Jared turned to Kickstarter on the advice of a friend. They have thir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    First Look: Burger, INK Merges the "Better Burger" with Body Art

    Speaking with husband-and-wife food truck proprietors Tara and Josh Lemmon, it's easy to see what puts the "ink" in Burger, INK. The pair shares a fondness for body art, a theme that bleeds through to the name as well as the paint job of the business itself; the truck is emblazoned with tattoo eleme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Burger INK. Joins the St. Louis Food Truck Fleet

    Burger INK. (@BurgerInk; 636-290-6635) rolled onto the streets of St. Louis County this week, the latest addition to the fleet of thirty-plus food trucks in the area. Owner and chef Josh Lemmon is a St. Louis native and Le Cordon Bleu graduate. He describes his truck's fare as "gourmet burgers, pan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Parent Company of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Schools Under Scrutiny

    careered.comCEC's website shows off happy graduates.​The corporation that runs fifteen culinary schools in the United States under the name Le Cordon Bleu, including a branch in St. Peters, is under scrutiny for possibly misrepresenting the employment rates of its graduates. (Here in St. Louis, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    St. Louis Chefs Are an Educated Lot

    Chrissy WilmesChris Williams of Franco studied at the Culinary Institute of America in New York.​Last week Eater asked chefs if they thought culinary school was worth the time and expense for aspiring chefs. The answer was a resounding "probably not." The discussion made us wonder how well-e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Slow Down with Feast in the Field

    Claverach Farm & VineyardsClaverach's barn​Tomorrow, tickets go on sale for Slow Food St. Louis' annual Feast in the Field event scheduled for June 26. The event, formerly held at Prairie Grass Farm in New Florence, moves this year to Claverach Farm & Vineyards (570 Lewis Road, Eureka; 636 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Adam Gnau of Acero Restaurant, Part 2

    This is part two of Holly Fann's Chef's Choice profile of Adam Gnau of Acero restaurant in Maplewood. Part one can be found here. Look for part three, a recipe from Gnau, tomorrow. Holly FannAdam Gnau of Acero​Did your family cook when you were a child? Yes, but not well. I'm not doggin' my m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Play With Your Food This Sunday

    "It seems funny to think of a cleaning company that is so into local food, doesn't it?" says P. Richelle White, owner of Herb'n Maid, a St. Louis-based eco-friendly cleaning company and host of Sunday's Play With Your Food event at the Moonrise Hotel. ​Really, it's a natural fit for a compan ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    Aspiring Young Chefs Battle for Le Cordon Bleu Scholarships

    This weekend some talented St. Louis high school seniors will cook for their futures at the sixth annual Le Cordon Bleu Future Chefs Competition at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. image creditOK, just guessing here, but the competitors this weekend will probably be a wee bit older than th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Ten Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, December 4-6, 2009

    Inexpensive holiday crap abounds this weekend! Some of it's free, some of it's $6, all of it's $10 or less! So please, take this opportunity to escort your friends -- naughy or nice -- to one of these events this weekend and sneakily pick their brain for holiday gifts. You'll thank us later.Maplewoo ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Chef's Choice: Josh Galliano, Monarch

    Robin WheelerJosh Galliano, executive chef at Monarch​In the summer of 2005, Monarch executive chef Josh Galliano was working at New York's Restaurant Daniel when his girlfriend, Audra, paid him a visit. She wasn't happy with what she saw."She said, 'Okay, A, you look anorexic. You're working too ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Julia Child Haunts the Sneak

    Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Julia Child is haunting me.In full disclosure, I invited her in. I just didn't realize that beloved, deceased TV chefs followed roughly the same rules as vampires. Man, that is going to be no good for Mario Batali. That gentleman has stringent minimum garlic req ... More >>