Diane McMartin ’11, Wine Consultant, Chain Bridge Cellars

When it comes to talking wine, Chain Bridge Cellars Wine Consultant Diane McMartin ’11 has the floor. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America’s Accelerated Wine and Beverage Certificate Program (AWBP), Diane loves to use what she learned to recommend the perfect wine. “My favorite kind of customer,” says Diane, “is the one saying ‘I’m making this recipe and need to find a complementary … [Read more...]

Eggnog: The Holidays in a Cup!

An excerpt from an article appearing in the student newspaper, La Papillote. Written by Goldie Radojevich, AOS Culinary Student. What screams the holidays like eggnog? That amazingly sweet, creamy, tantalizing beverage that comes out of an innocuous carton from the cold case in your local supermarket. Who can resist one of our most favorite holiday staples of all times? No one. Let’s face it, … [Read more...]