Gaithersburg, Maryland - March 14, 2014: During the weekly "Market Basket Competition" (L-R) Chef Francois Dionot, L’Academie de Cuisine's president & founder, Chef Patrice Olivon, the school's culinary program director, and guest judge chef Enzo Livia, owner and head chef at Il Pizzico, judge the three-course meals prepared by teammates Cory Fisher, 41, and Henry Hinz, 25. Students at the culinary school in Gaithersburg, Maryland are given four surprise ingredients -- this week: artichoke, goat cheese, skate, and pears -- and are asked to prepare a three-course meal. Cory Fisher, from Rockville, spent 13 years as an Army pharmacy tech. Henry Hinz, form Baltimore, was a loan officer. Both are seeking a second career as chefs.
CREDIT: Matt Roth for The New York Times
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