Create Salads That Everyone Will Go Bananas Over

Transform your salads from lettuce-driven sides to savory main courses that will become the mealtime star.

Let’s Hit The Green!

About the Salad Aficionado Course

Toss aside your preconceived notions of healthy, but often boring salads. It’s time to transform your salads from lettuce-driven sides to savory main courses. With these classes, you’ll learn how to expand your recipes to include homemade vinaigrettes, surprising grilled veggies, and a slew of wholesome extras that are sure to make your salad a mealtime star!

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The logos for the American Culinary Federation and the Gleam Network show that Chef Michael Davis is the real deal. The logos for the American Culinary Federation and the Gleam Network show that Chef Michael Davis is the real deal.

Salad Aficionado Course Curricullum

  • Salads & Vinaigrettes
    1. Introduction
    2. What Is A Salad?
      1. Composed Salads
      2. Simple Salads
      3. Compound Salads
    3. A Health Note About Eating Salads
    4. Building A Salad
    5. Making A Composed Salad
    6. Cooking Fundamentals
    7. Vinaigrettes
    8. Recipes
      1. Composed Salads
      2. Compound Salads
      3. Vinaigrettes
  • Grilling and Broiling
    1. Introduction
    2. What Is Grilling and Broiling?
    3. What We Grill
    4. Why We Grill
    5. How We Grill
    6. The Grill
    7. Marinades
    8. Vinaigrettes
    9. Adding Wood to Your Grill
    10. Grilling Recipes
    11. Retail Meat Cut Beef/Veal
    12. Retail Cuts Pork/Lamb
    13. Rotisserie

About Chef Michael Davis, CEC

Chef Davis is a member of the American Culinary Federation. His 30-year career has included stints at the prestigious Museum of Science in Boston, the vaunted Tanglewood music venue in Massachusetts, and a number of premier country clubs and institutions of higher learning. He currently serves as a managing partner at the Whitetail Preserve and Event Center in Eastern Pennsylvania.

Chef Davis serves up wholesome foods and savory meals whether he’s cooking for his family or for large gatherings. His latest venture, The Chef’s Diet, and its companion program include a life-changing dash of spirituality. In addition, his insightful eBook, Kitchen Cents, is available now on and highlights tips for cooking healthy on a budget.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Chefs Cooking School?
    • The Chefs Cooking School is an online culinary school that teaches professional chefs, employees, and home chefs how to run a kitchen and produce high-end from-scratch meals. The Chefs Cooking School delivers a professional culinary curriculum via self-paced online classes, making professional culinary instruction more accessible and affordable to both individuals and organizations.
  • Once I purchase the course, how soon can I access the material?
    • Your course is delivered 100% online and available on-demand 24/7 from any internet enabled device. The course is self-paced, meaning there are no specific dates to begin, to submit assignments or attend class at any particular time.
  • Does this course qualify me for a job in the food and beverage industry?
    • We do not claim that this course, or a course from any school for that matter, will guarantee employment or a particular position. This is because many factors go into an employer's hiring decision. What we do claim is that this course is a high quality, in-depth training created by a Certified Executive Chef with over 30 years of experience.

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