Get pioneering education from CCA Manila online


In addition to restaurants that have been forced to close, culinary schools, like all other educational institutions, have also been severely affected by the pandemic.

One that has adapted gracefully is the Center for Culinary Arts Manila (CCA Manila).

The CCA is already an icon in culinary education. True to its reputation as a pioneer, it has ventured into a partnership with Rouxbe, one of the best online culinary schools in the world, in response to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rouxbe (pronounced “ruby”) is an online platform intended to capture the curriculum of a professional culinary school using high definition videos to provide training for home chefs, professional chefs, schools, hotels and more. to food establishments, or basically anyone who is serious about learning to cook or cooking better.

“We’ve been teaching fundamental cooking skills online since 2005, and know that great education is possible. We are here to help and support our learners in a positive and constructive way, ”says Ken Rubin, Culinary Director of Rouxbe. They are also guided by seasoned chefs.

Ken Rubin, Chef, Rouxbe – PHOTOS CONTRIBUTED

But instead of just watching something on YouTube, at Rouxbe students receive feedback and can track their learning progress in real time through a detailed dashboard.

Therefore, CCA Manila has partnered with Rouxbe to continue developing world-class chefs and restaurateurs despite the new education landscape brought on by the pandemic.

This teaching method works for the purposes of CCA Manila, especially in this time when the teaching platforms are all going virtual.

“Even though the pandemic has disrupted traditional cooking learning, that doesn’t prevent us from bringing learning directly to your kitchens. With CCA Manila’s proven program, added to Rouxbe’s new knowledge of effective online learning, this program would be the most innovative of its kind in the industry right now, ”said Badjie Trinidad, owner and CEO of CCA Manila.

“CCA Manila is continually looking for innovations and partnerships that can help Filipino students become the world-class chefs they dream of being. The Rouxbe partnership only underscores that we continue to provide relevant, effective and innovative education to our students, ”Trinidad said.

It’s a way for aspiring culinary chefs to continue chasing their dreams, despite the limits of the pandemic.

“The partnership will allow more people to access education safely, affordably and with the intention of developing basic cooking techniques,” Rubin adds.

Note that “roux” means “a transformative mixture used in classic cooking to transform a liquid into soup or sauce” while “to be” means “to live or exist”.

So in the mind of the redhead, as the world changes, so should we.

To the Budding Chefs: Don’t let COVID-19 stop you. Go red and transform masterfully, with advice from CCA Manila.

For any inquiries call 0917-8408400 or visit or send email [email protected] The application is in progress.

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