Biltmore Culinary Academy

  • Calendar

    September 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Top Five Cooking Classes in Miami

    Listen up, gourmands: Favorite restaurants no longer indicate status. Sure, you may have a special table at Michy's. You can list past James Beard winners by heart, schmooze with top chefs, and toady up to sommeliers. But, really, no one cares anymore. Today's epicureans must exit restaurant dining ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Amuse's Hands On in the Kitchen is the Perfect Date Activity

    Photo by Riki AltmanChef Wells demonstrating proper wonton-stuffing techniqueWe really didn't know what to expect when Chef Danny Wells at Amuse Restaurant & Lounge invited us into his lair to take part in the Hands On in the Kitchen program. What exactly were our hands going to be on? Would we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Lourdes Castro Talks Latin Grilling at Books & Books Tonight

    ​Biltmore Culinary Academy director and author, Lourdes Castro, will talk about her third cookbook, Latin Grilling, tonight at Books & Books in Coral Gables. "I really love grilling. When you're up north and you don't have that luxury [year-round], you really appreciate it that much more, so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Biltmore Boot Camp: From Novice Nosher to Culinary Expert

    Photo by Riki AltmanNothing scares this kitchen crew any more.Yesterday, we introduced you to Biltmore Culinary Academy's raison d'etre. Today we're gonna break down what we learned. Yeah, buddy, we got mad skillz now.

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Biltmore Boot Camp Teaches You To Cook

    Photo by Riki AltmanDirector Lourdes Castro demonstrates braising techniqueAtten-tion! Okay you lily-livered landlubbers! Stand up and listen! This here is Boot Camp, see, and it's high time you learned some kitchen basics.Yeah, so Biltmore's Culinary Boot Camp is hardly militant, but it will get yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Interview with Lourdes Castro of Biltmore's Culinary Academy, Part I

    Photo by Riki AltmanLourdes Castro teaching knife skills at B.C.A. She's a real cut-up! Okay, not really.Expect a different type of three-parter this time around. We'll start off with a brief interview about the cooking school with Lourdes Castro, the Biltmore Culinary Academy's founding direct ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 25, 2010