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Kirkwood-Trained Chefs Part of Major Big Apple Event

Skills Showcased in Area Restaurants CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 6, 2017)—Five former and current Kirkwood Community College Culinary Arts students were invited to prepare dinner at the esteemed James Beard House in New York, further validating the program’s top-20 ranking as one of the Best Culinary Schools in the U.S. The selected chefs work for […]

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Vegetable Gardening Moves Indoors

A Kirkwood Horticulture student inspects some tomatoes  CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 24, 2017)-Hydroponic and aquaponic systems were installed in the Kirkwood greenhouse to teach the next generation of horticulturalists this environmentally-friendly way of gardening. When it’s too cold for outdoor gardening, the growing season moves indoors to help continually supply garden-fresh produce to patrons of […]

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Culinary Arts Program Ranked No. 16 in Nation

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 12, 2016)-Kirkwood Community College’s Culinary Arts program ranks as the 16th best culinary school in the country according to Best Choice Schools. The top-20 ranking was part of their list of the 50 best culinary schools in the U.S for 2016. Best Choice Schools, which focuses on giving prospective students relevant […]

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The Eagle5 for the Month of September 2016

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for September 2016.

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The Eagle5 for the Month of January 2016

A look at the top five news stories for Kirkwood Community College for January 2016.

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Chop! A Culinary Competition Fundraiser Debuts at Kirkwood

A delicious dish Saturday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. Kirkwood Community College students will create a fall tasting event with local pork, squash, apples and a secret ingredient. Four Culinary Arts student chefs will compete against each other in an Iron Chef-like competition, called “Chop!” Guests will sample and judge this inaugural contest. The competition is […]

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