Cooking Club Video Hub

Learn new skills from the Jr Iron Chef VT community, and watch out for new videos each month!

Join Tina Picz — photographer, food stylist, and published writer — for tips on styling a plate  of delicious food, photographing a tablescape, and insights into what it means to be a food photographer.

What is one a chef's greatest source of inspiration and learning? Cookbooks! Honey Road Restaurant Chef/Owner Cara Chigazola is sharing her 300+ collection of cookbooks and how she uses them to keep her culinary creativity flowing.

Our April Recipe Challenge features an iconic Vermont product: cheddar cheese! And who better to teach us about using this ingredient than a person who makes it? Meet Shelburne Farms Head Cheesemaker Helen Cowan. She'll share about how the aging of cheddar affects its flavor and texture, and what that means when you use it while cooking your favorite recipes.

Are you a student thinking about a culinary career and curious about what options are out there? Listen in as Ben & Jerry's Flavor Guru Sarah Fidler shares how she took her passion for food and turned into a unique career in Vermont!

Molly Stevens is a James Beard award-winning cookbook author and cooking teacher. Listen in as she shares her top two tips for young chefs cooking at home!

Learn more about our January Recipe Challenge, Vegetable Chinese Dumplings, with Cofounder/Chef Carey Kolomaznik of Green Mountain Potstickers! Learn about dumpling dough rolling, filling, and a few folding techniques to apply while you cook up this amazing recipe.

Alganesh Michael is the Chef/Owner behind A Taste of Abyssinia, Ethiopian and Eritrean Cuisine, and a Jr Iron Chef VT competition judge. Listen in as she shares six tips for any aspiring young chefs cooking at home.

Learn more about our December Recipe Challenge, Green Curry with Vermont Vegetables, from former contestant and current King Street Center Mentor Tor Dworshak! Find out what cereal smells just like kefir lime leaves (an optional ingredient for the curry), how Jr Iron Chef VT has influenced Tor's cooking, and the importance of an A+ mise en place.