Becoming a Chef takes years of training. The best Chefs begin that training in culinary school. Haute Plate follows a group of students working to perfect their craft at the San Diego Culinary Institute, one of the most highly respected culinary schools in the country.
To become a Chef is their dream - but first, they have to pass their finals.
Episode One Preview
Meet the students of SDCI as they prepare for their grueling two-day final exam and compete for externships in the best fine dining kitchens. (02:06)
SDCI Commercial Spot
One of three :30 sec spots advertising the San Diego Culinary Institute. Got talent? Looking for a new career? Get cooking. Be a Chef.™ (0:40)
Age: 25 Hometown: Tijuana, Mexico Before Culinary School: Attended business school
Age: 22 Hometown: Oceanside, CA Before Culinary School: Worked in various kitchens