Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts


Choose My Plate .gov - USDA site on nutrition
Steps to a Healthier You -
Body Mass Indicator (BMI) Calculator at MyFitnessPal
Dietary Guidelines
Dietary Guidelines for Americans - Healthier
Healthy Eating Pyramid 'New' - Harvard School of Public Health
MyFitnessPal - Food Journal, BMI Calculator, etc.
SuperTracker - Track your foods and physical activities to see how they stack up. By USDA.
The Nutrition Source - Harvard School of Public Health

Food Safety & Sanitization

Clean Up Your Act in the Kitchen - General information on food safety including foodborne illnesses and cleaning tips (This link recommended by students at the Amorita Charter School). - Entry point to access Food Safety related information
Food Thermometers to Protect Your Family and Customers Health - Help prevent illness from undercooked meats
NSF - HACCP - Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points - Lots of Resources
Restaurant Inspections - VA Dept. of Health

Local Food Related Links

DineInVB- Includes information about Virginia Beach restaurants and restaurant week and the VA Beach Restaurant Association

Cooking & Miscellaneous

Alaska Seafood- CIA Prochef resource
American Chefs Federation (ACF)
American Chefs Federation (ACF) - New Chefs
Baking 911
Beef for Foodservice Professionals
Chef Resources - Great Site
CIA (Culinary Institute of America) Pro Chef
CIA Pro Chef - Potatoes - Everything you ever wanted to know about potatoes from the CIA
The Cook's Thesaurus - GREAT SITE! self-described as "a cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools"
Food is Life - Online Magazine of the Culinary Institute of America
Kitchen LIVE from D'Amico Kitchen Osteria in Minneapolis
Louisiana Seafood
Maryland Seafood & Aquaculture
Napkin Folding
Norton Stones
Potatoes -
Produce Identification - Outstanding Site with photos of all types of produce
Restaurant Chains
Rice - USA Rice Federation

Cooking - Recipes

Argo Foodservice Recipes
Betty Crocker
Butterball - Turkey related recipes and information
In Your
"Nibble Dish"
Chocolate Fondue Recipes - From "Facts About Chocolate"
Ghirardelli Chocolate - Baking and drink recipes
iChef - Lots of Recipes
Just - Lots of Baking Recipes & Information
Kraft Foods - Recipes
Lactalis Foodservice - Lots of recipes using various types of cheese
Land O'Lakes - Recipes
McCormicks for Chefs - Recipes
Recipe Source - Recipes
Santa's North Pole Recipes - Cookies - Has dozens of recipes
Santa's North Pole Recipes - Cakes - Has dozens of recipes
Santa's North Pole Recipes - Bread - Has dozens of recipes
Santa's North Pole Recipes - Fudge & Candy - Has dozens of recipes
Santa's North Pole Recipes - Pies - Has dozens of recipes
Santa's North Pole Recipes - Other Recipes
Saputo Cheeses - Cheese Menu Ideas
Tabasco - Hundreds of recipes featuring Tabasco - great site
Well Fed Network - Lots of information and recipes
Wolfgang Puck's Recipes
Wisconsin Cheese - Lots of information and recipes

Suppliers - Food

Authentic Italian Products, Inc.
Central Meats - Chesapeake
Dean & DeLuca
Earthly Delights
Sciabica - Source to purchase Alta Cucina Tomatoes
Stanislaus Food Products - Producer of Alta Cucina Tomatoes; Also has great recipes for pizza sauces

Suppliers - Miscellaneous

Anything For Restaurants - Supplies and Equipment
ARD Culinary - Supplier of misc items including cut models
BBQ Grills - Belson Outdoors - All types of professional grills
Bright Hospitality - Linens
Chef Revival - Chef wear & chef tools
CHEFS catalog
Chefs Depot - Chefs knife kits
Chefs Resource - "Tools for the serous home chef"
Coke Solutions
Cutlery and More
Delivery Bags for pizza and catering
Happy Chef Uniforms
KaTom Restaurant Supply
Professional Cutlery Supply
Red Hot Restaurant Equipment - Wide variety of equipment
Sysco - Food Supplier
Twin Supply Inc. - Lots of culinary supplies
UA Chef - Chefs apparel
Web Restaurant Store
Williams Sonoma
Zesco Restaurant Supply and Equipment Superstore

Regulatory Agencies

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
CDC's Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference


American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP)
American Culinary Federation
American Egg Board
American Meat Institute (AMI)
American Society for Microbiology
Canadian Cattlemen's Association
Food Net
Food Marketing Institute (FMI)
Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)
Institute of Food Technologists
International Food Information Council (IFIC)
James Beard Foundation
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
National Meat Association
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
National Restaurant Association (NRA)
National Turkey Federation
North Carolina Barbeque Society
US Personal Chef Association
Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association
World Meat

Culinary Schools & Colleges

Culinary School Finder
Culinary Institute of America
Culinary Institute of Virgina
Tidewater Community College Culinary Arts Program
VBCPS - VA Beach Technical and Career Education Center Culinary Arts Program


Bon Appetit Magazine
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Magazine
Food Product Design
Gourmet Magazine
Meat and Poultry Magazine
Meat Processing Magazine
Restaurant Hospitality - Magazine / Website
Restaurants & Institutions - Magazine / Website
Saveur Magazine