Portland, OR (PressExposure) January 14, 2010 -- âChef Schreiber brings an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience to bear as he takes on his new role as an educator at the International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Portland. Over the last 30 years, he has made a mark as a visionary in the culinary arts. His thoughtful approach to education supports our overall mission to prepare our students to be future leaders in the field,â said Chef Ken Rubin, Culinary Department Director at The Art Institute of Portland.
At this point in time, The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Portland offers the only Culinary Management program in Oregon, and is the only culinary school in the United States with an Academic Minor in Sustainable Design. Launched less than a year ago, Schreiberâs leadership and input on curriculum and other initiatives will help guide the overall direction of the culinary program for future years. âThe level of cooking in America has risen so high, education needs to rise to meet the culinary trend. I see this as an opportunity to work with a dynamic team of professionals and reinforce Portlandâs position as a culinary center that has potential to advance our industry.â says Schreiber, âI look forward to translating 30 years of practical experience in an academic setting.â
As Culinary Artist-in-Residence, Schreiber will work with students and faculty on a variety of projects to support the College. Schreiber will teach courses in management and international cuisine and will work closely with Chef Director Ken Rubin to develop curriculum specific to sustainable culinary practices. Schreiberâs community outreach efforts will focus on building relationships with professionals in the culinary arts and design fields and creating rich opportunities for our students and graduates. The program takes an in-depth, comprehensive approach to culinary education and recognizes the importance of studentâs gaining industry experience while in school.
âHaving Chef Schreiber on board is a tremendous opportunity to help shape the landscape of culinary arts education, said Chef Rubin, âIâm incredibly thankful that he is up for the challenge and confident he will have a lasting and positive impact on students.â About The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes
The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes is North Americaâs largest system of culinary programs offered at over 30 Art Institutes schools. Based on classical Escoffier, Asian and Latin culinary techniques, with an emphasis on progressive trends and practices, the schoolsâ curriculum are designed to develop and sharpen fundamental cooking techniques and professional skills and introduce a variety of international cuisines. Internships, student-run school restaurants, guest lectures and Web-based seminars, and study abroad programs help broaden the scope of learning for students. To learn more about The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes, visit http://www.artinstitutes.edu/culinary or http://www.exploreculinary.com.