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Hyde Park, NY – August 9, 2022 – The Diazgranados Family Foundation announced today that it has founded the Diazgranados Family Foundation Scholarship at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA). The scholarship will award two students a grant of $5,000 each toward their tuition at the world’s  premier culinary college.  “I have long admired the CIA’s approach to developing...

For two months, fifteen participants from the eastern region of the Dominican Republic had the opportunity to develop their cooking skills at the Instituto Nacional de Formación Técnico Profesional (INFOTEP) at its Gastronomy and Pastry School located in Higuey. This year I had the honor of seeing another winner for the 2nd edition of the Creative Cooking Course. An...

I’ve always thought the young ones carry the hope for a better future and it’s our duty to support them. That is why, once again I’m fully content to sponsor opportunities to a group of teenagers for gastronomy. Through the Gastronomy Workshop by INFOTEP, the students will demonstrate their will and abilities in the four weeks Creative Gastronomy program. ...

Elvis Hidalgo is taking a five-week workshop to perfect his culinary techniques at the prestigious Basque Culinary Center in San Sebastian after having been the best performing student in the Diploma of Creative Cuisine, an initiative of businessman Danilo Diazgranados, taught by the INFOTEP School of Hotel Management, Gastronomy and Pastry. Santo Domingo, June 2021 – After Elvis Hidalgo...