Tips on Using the EXPLO Summer Sites

July 15, 2018

For additional tips on how to get the most out of our summer blog, including instructions for downloading images in a slideshow, click “Read More"

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Tags: Orthopedics + Sports Medicine, Startup Entrepreneurship, EXPLO at Wellesley, Culinary Arts, Summer Programs

Culinary Arts: The Grand Buffet

July 14, 2018

Culinary Arts culminates in The Grand Buffet, where students each prepare 2-3 dishes from scratch.  Staff and students from around campus are invited to attend, eat, and rank the dishes.

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Tags: EXPLO at Wellesley, Culinary Arts, Slideshow, Academics, Focus Programs

Culinary Arts: Legal Sea Foods

July 10, 2018

Students head to the harbor to meet with Legal Sea Foods chef Chris Cowen and general manager Justin Lisonbee.  The pair leads the group on a private tour of the restaurant.

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Tags: EXPLO at Wellesley, Culinary Arts, Slideshow, Academics, Focus Programs

Culinary Arts: Pizza

July 8, 2018

Cheese?  Pepperoni?  Pineapple?  Anchovies?  It's up to our young chefs to decide how to craft their signature pizza!

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Tags: EXPLO at Wellesley, Culinary Arts, Slideshow, Academics, Focus Programs

Culinary Arts: Pasta + Sauce

July 7, 2018

Our young chefs make fettuccine and gnocchi from scratch paired with tomato, alfredo, and pesto sauces.

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Tags: EXPLO at Wellesley, Culinary Arts, Slideshow, Academics, Focus Programs

Focus Culinary: Bread-Making Intensive

July 4, 2018

This bread-making is INTENSE! Our young chefs learn how to bake and shape different types of breads.  

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Tags: EXPLO at Wellesley, Culinary Arts, Slideshow, Academics, Focus Programs

EXPLO Chef: Legal Harborside Visit

July 22, 2017

EXPLO Chef students get a behind-the-scenes tour of Legal Harborside, the flagship restaurant of Legal Sea Foods. Meeting with both Director of Operations Justin Lisonbee and Area Chef Chris Cowen, students learn the myriad ways Legal Sea Foods maintains quality control with its seafood ("If it isn't fresh, it isn't Legal"), discover the challenges and rewards of operating a restaurant with three separate floors (each its own unique restaurant concept), and gain insight into how to break into a career in the restaurant business.

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Tags: Trips, Culinary Arts, Slideshow

EXPLO Chef: Haymarket Trip

July 22, 2017

EXPLO Chef students take a Saturday trip to the Boston Farmers Market to source local vegetables, meats, and cheeses for the custom pizzas they will create later this afternoon. With a limited budget, our student chefs haggle prices and coordinate with each other to strategize their ingredient lists. 

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Tags: Trips, Culinary Arts, Slideshow

Meet Max from New York

July 19, 2017

Max is 14 years old and he's really excited about cooking food. He loves making other people happy with his special pasta recipe. 

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Tags: Exploration Programs, Conversation, Culinary Arts

Focus: Chef

July 14, 2017

Students finalize their Grand Buffet Menus and go grocery shopping at Wegmans for ingredients. 

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Tags: Culinary Arts, Slideshow, Academics, Focus Programs

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