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Joshua Patti
from San Diego

I studied at USC and am finishing up my degree at SDSU and I have been tutoring since junior year in high school. Every since I was little, I have loved subjects like Math, Physics and Statistics so I decided to filter my passion into helpi... See more

  • education University of Southern Californi...
  • location Los Angeles
  • subject Cooking + 80 more
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James Hapeman
from Ormond Beach

I'm a former middle and high school teacher with both private and commercial tutoring experience. In the past, I've provided tutoring privately for in-home SAT Prep, homework help, and 1000/2000 level college study groups. I also worked wit... See more

  • education University of Central Florida
  • location Los Angeles
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I have a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience with minors in Psychology, Food and Society and Pre-Health Profession certificate from UT Austin. I have over 5 years experience in teaching and tutoring with students of all ages. I focus on provi... See more

  • education University of Texas at Austin
  • location Los Angeles
  • subject Cooking + 32 more
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Hello! Originally from Boston, MA, I moved to NYC in 2011 to study Mathematics and Music at New York University, graduating in 2015. I began privately tutoring math and music theory while in college, and since graduating I have worked as a

  • education New York University
  • location Los Angeles
  • subject Cooking + 47 more
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I recently acquired my Master's in Organizational Leadership as an online student with Southern New Hampshire University. I furthermore completed a Bachelor's in Secondary Education as well as in French during my time at Saint Michael's Col... See more

  • education Southern New Hampshire Universit...
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I am a bright, intelligent well-qualified Elementary level teacher, for grades K-8 for all subjects and for teaching English at all grade levels. I wa... See more

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Education has always been a big part of my life. In grade school, my teachers would often ask me to work with other students in class who needed assistance with the current lesson. This gift of being able to help others resonated with me

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I have a Bachelors and Master's degrees specializing in Business and Economics. I have also majored in public health and legal studies. I have tutored... See more

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I have a Mater's degree in Biostatistics from UMICH and a Bachelor's degree in Biostatistics and minoring in Mathematics from BYU. I have 4 years of e... See more

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I currently work as a strategic sales & marketing consultant for fortune 500 retailers & technology companies. I'm interested in going back to school for a Masters in Technology.
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Cooking Tutoring

My brother is one of the most brilliant people that I have ever met. He understands math and mechanics on a level that I could never come close to. He spends a lot of time working on brainy pursuits, which make me wonder how he ever has fun, but he has managed to maintain a hobby of cooking every week to help himself destress and open his palette. For those reasons and more, you too should consider private cooking tutoring as a way to better yourself.

Cooking is a great way to destress and surprisingly appeals a lot to people with a math background. There are a lot of times in cooking where math is very important. In the initial process, following a recipe requires a lot of strict measuring and timing to make sure things come out in the right proportion. Once you become comfortable with a recipe, you might want to make changes, which can also require math. For example, if you are making a recipe that serves two and are throwing a dinner party for five people, you will have to figure out how it all works when multiplied by two and a half. This might seem simple in the strict ingredient measures, but it could affect cooking time, as positioning in the oven will change and heat is distributed in a different way. There are also benefits that do not include math at all.

For one, you get to eat delicious food. You might not be able to make a lot of things when you first start, but working with a tutor can make sure that you are following the recipes to perfection and not missing little details that make the difference between a rotten tasting final product and a delicious meal. Eventually, the training wheels will come off and you can make great food every time you go into the kitchen. You might turn your simple omelets into quiches in the future, opening up your palette or offering some much-needed variety. Eggs are one of the most versatile food items, as they can be cooked in so many different ways. I usually default to scrambles or omelets because they are easy, but I also do not know how to poach an egg and have never felt like putting the time into hard-boiling eggs either. I could not even tell you what soft-boiling an egg is, even though I would assume it is not too dissimilar to the process of hard-boiling.

Another great reason to start cooking is that it helps you save a lot of money on food. Restaurants are obviously going to cost more than cooking on your own because you are paying for the ingredients, the labor to make the food to perfection, and, the forgotten benefit, someone to clean up after you. Even if you still eat on your own plates at home, the scrubbing of pots and pans is enough that restaurants understand the value that they provide to you and make you pay accordingly. You never have to pay a tip when you cook for yourself. If you are doing your own cooking, you can significantly save on your food budget.

Cooking can be a way that you express yourself and your culture too. They say that the first thing to go in cultural assimilation is language, but the thing that lasts the longest is food. Recipes are passed down generation to generation and they are one of the ways that people preserve their culture. For one, it is a much more satisfying result to eat authentic Chinese cooking than to just communicate in Chinese, but it is also in preserving native techniques that we can break the rules and create awesome fusions of food, like sushi burritos. If you want to learn how to fuse foods, like maybe making a Greek taco with gyro meat and tzatziki, search for cooking tutors near me.

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Finding the right person to teach you to cook depends on the type of cooking you want to do. Some people want to become better cooks because they want to improve what they are putting into their bodies. Others might want specific tutors in specific cultures to learn native techniques.

Healthy living is a great reason to improve your cooking skills. Learning about better nutrition is just the first step, as finding the recipes that you like within the strictures of a diet is the majority of the battle. A lot of people are reluctant to change their eating habits because it requires more than just following rules. Eliminating foods that you enjoy might make you cheat on your diet, which is something you can prevent with a tutor. Well-informed private cooking tutors are good at helping you find replacements for the things in your diet that you lose.

One of my favorite things about watching Shark Tank is the food companies. Most of them start with a reason for wanting a more sustainable or healthier alternative to the food we already know and the variety of alternatives is fun to watch. You can see some that are clearly not as good as the original, as some of the sharks do not hold back when showing their disgust. In other cases, you get to see the surprise and interest when a new way of delivering the same food is discovered. Clever cooking tutors can take the nutrition goals of clients and foods that they already like, mashing them up to find something new that satisfies both criteria.

In the case of finding tutors to learn the specific cooking of a culture, searching for cooking tutoring near me and finding a tutor with Premier Tutoring is a great way to find the right person for you. We search for people that have specific skills because they can corner the market on their specialties, just like a restaurant might. For example, we are desperate for sushi chefs because it is a specialty that a lot of people want to learn and requires a lot of skill and attention to detail. People also have certain expectations for who will teach them, like wanting someone who is Asian in the case of a sushi chef. It might not be a quantifiably better choice, but people want what makes them feel comfortable spending money on, so we try to work to those needs.

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