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    Posted June 19, 2014 by
    Eden Prairie, Minnesota

    Cooking with Denis Losic

    Denis Losic is an executive chef. He studied culinary arts at the Culinary Institute of America. Denis Losic arrests your tastebuds with amazing flavor from his various creative meals. Growing up, he would learn how to cook through watching with his grandfather prepare family meals.
    He is inspired by chefs who have the boldness and curiosity to take chances with culinary experimentation. He would like to one day open up a restaurant in New York City, as well as Paris and London. The most innovative recipes are often those that were accidentally uncovered and brought about through coincidental discovery. His favorite dish is his mother’s lasagna. He feels that no one, including him, can match the delicious taste of the dish, especially when it is a secret family recipe.
    In addition to cooking, Denis Losic enjoys exercising. From tennis to basketball to running, he enjoys staying continually active each and every day. At the moment, he is training for his first marathon. Many months of training are needed to successfully prepare for marathons.
    When not working, he enjoys going to the bookstore and reading through the latest new cookbooks as well as reading travel books. Through traveling to various countries throughout the world, Denis Losic was able to taste various cuisine which inspired his own cooking through fusing different cultural dishes into uniquely flavorful recipes.
    Although many people encouraged him to pursue other careers, Denis Losic always knew the culinary arts was the right path for him. As he is planning to open his first restaurant in the local community, he is excited to be a part of giving back to the community. He believes that good food brings everyone together. Without the help of his grandfather to inspire him, Denis Losic realizes that he probably would not have discovered his passion for cooking until much later in life.
    Denis enjoys teaching cooking classes at the local community center. Through being inspired from other cooks, he would like to start a cooking school to spread the joyful experience of cooking. He realizes that not everyone has developed excellent culinary skills, but with practice, everyone can learn how to cook well.
    He also ambitions to one day have his own cooking show to inspire others to gradually learn how to cook and develop the necessary skills to successfully prepare meals for one’s loved ones. He wants to create a show in which teaches both novice and experienced chefs new insight into developing their cooking skills
    He also enjoys giving back to the community, both locally and abroad. When not working on recipes, he loves to write short stories. As a child, Denis Losic loved to hear stories and always had the passion to come up with different stories. Many of his friends and family have encouraged him to become an author. His primary goal was to become a chef and then an author.
    From volunteering his time at a local soup kitchen to helping clean up the local environment, he enjoys making a difference in the world. His advice to others is to pursue their passions, for that is the only way that one will be truly fulfilled professionally and creatively.
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