Culinary Portfolio

For my current project, I’m uploading the various dishes I’ve made at school. I’m going to start from the beginning so they stay in chronological order. I’ll include the recipes but they’re all in my shorthand version.

I’ll also be uploading the various side projects and other interesting food things.

This Blog

Hey, my name’s Denver! (I’ve taken down my Monk-focused blog so you’ll probably want to delete this from your subscription!)

This blog is here to document my journey through food.

I am not a talented cook by any means. I make a lot of mistakes. In fact, I probably make more than a reasonable amount of mistakes. I always try to learn from them and I’m always looking to better myself. I do have an instinct for flavors, though!

I’m working on a Culinary Management degree at Valencia College. I’m still learning basic techniques and recipes. I’ve worked in various restaurants over the pas3t few years at the major theme parks in Orlando: Universal Studios, Seaworld and Walt Disney World. I only started working in a restaurant back in December 2011, so I consider my culinary experience to be quite limited. I didn’t have any kind of real history with cooking when growing up. My mom was pretty terrible at cooking, but my dad loved grilling. I used to make spaghetti with a lot of zeal when I was little, but I never really experimented with food until I was much older.

So here’s my adventure! Expect a lot of burnt chicken and soggy vegetables.