About Cooking Academy 2: World Cuisine
Cooking Academy 2 – World Cuisine is a game that allows you to experience different cultures from around the world. Not only is this game a great deal of fun, but it is also educational. As you progress through the game, you will come across cuisines from different countries around the world. The game is interesting, challenging and most certainly entertaining. If cooking is your passion, and you have always dreamed of being a jet setter, then this game allows you to get the best of both.
In order to access the main menu, begin by clicking on the play button, which will take you into the kitchen and therefore directly to the main menu. The main menu consists of 4 primary options.
1.Play Game – this may be found by moving the cursor over the main kitchen counter, which is located in the center of the kitchen.
2.Options – this may be found by moving the cursor over the side kitchen counter, which is located against the left hand side kitchen wall. Within “options”, there are 4 additional options, which can be adjusted according to your wants and needs. These include:
- Music Volume – here you are able to adjust the volume of the background music to have it playing either softly or loudly, as well as be turned down completely in order for the background music to be silenced.
- Sound Volume – again you are also to adjust the sound of the game to have it playing either softly or loudly, as well as be turned down completely in order for the sound to be silenced. If you are required to play this game in other peoples company or in an environment that requires silence, it is important to note that it is not vital that the sound is turned on.
- Awards – here you will be able to find all the trophies that you have received while progressing through the game. They will be displayed for you to admire. This may be found by moving the cursor over the display cabinet, which is located against the far wall.
- Quit – here you are able to exit out of the game entirely. This may be found by moving the cursor over the door, which is located against the far wall on the right hand side.
You are also able to have multiple player profiles. If you would like to create an additional player profile, you can click on “Not you? Click here.” You are then able to select a new profile and enter your player name. If any of the player profiles are no longer in use, you are able to delete them and therefore open additional space for new player profiles to be entered.
Once you have created your player profile, you can begin by going to “PLAY GAME”. Your cooking experience will take place in a city called Fugazoville, where you will be welcomed to the annual World Culinary Workshop. Your host for the workshop will be Henri Fromage, who you may remember from Cooking Academy. At the annual World Culinary Workshop, they have many renowned chefs from around the world who will impart their culinary knowledge to you. You are expected to give 150% to the workshop.
The first restaurant you will be required to cook at is a Chinese Restaurant, therefore you will be cooking a traditional Chinese cuisine. Your first instructor is all the way from Beijing, China, Miss Li Ming. The Golden Dragon restaurant has generously offered to host her portion, in which you shall be exploring Chinese culinary tradition.
Your Chinese recipes for this portion of the workshop will be some of the best traditional Chinese meals.
- Crab Rangoon
- BBQ Pork Buns
- Kung Pao Chicken
- Egg Tarts
- Sweet and Sour Chicken
- Fortune Cookies
- Lettuce Wraps
Once you have completed all the Chinese recipes, you will receive a trophy to award your achievements. The trophy for the Chinese cuisine portion of the workshop, will be displayed in the form of a Lion. It will also be displayed in bronze, silver or gold, depending on the average number of stars you received on all the Chinese recipes. In order to receive a bronze lion, you would have had to have averaged on 2 stars, a silver lion with an average of 3 stars and a gold lion with an average of 4 stars or higher. After completing all of the above Chinese recipes, you will be required to take the Chinese cuisine exams that are designed to test your skills and knowledge.
The Chinese cuisine exams consist of the following:
- Fold Fortune Cookies
- Crimp Pie Crusts
- Fold BBQ Pork Buns
After you have successfully completed all three Chinese exams, you have officially passed one portion of the workshop and you can be extremely proud of yourself. Now that the Chinese cuisine is out of the way, you are ready to move on to Italian.
Aloisia Dente will be your instructor for the Italian cuisine portion of the workshop. Along with him, you shall explore the wonderful world of Italian cuisine. You may recognize her last name as some of you may have taken class with her son, Alfonso in the Cooking Academy.
Your Italian cuisine recipes will include the following tried and tested recipes that are unique to Italy.
- Pesto Chicken
- Risotto ai Fiori
- Eggplant Parmesan
Once you have completed all of the Italian recipes successfully, you will receive a trophy in bronze, silver or gold, depending on your average star rating. The trophy for the Italian portion will be displayed in the form of one of the most world renowned sites in Italy, the Tower of Pisa. This trophy will represent your achievement with regard to traditional Italian cuisine.
Your Italian cuisine exams consist of the following challenges:
- Tortellini Exam
- Tiramisu Exam
- Layer Eggplant Exam
- Calzone Exam
Once you have successfully passed all of your Italian exams, you will be allowed to progress in the workshop, and begin learning to cook American, Indian, Thai, Mexican, Japanese, and lastly French cuisine. During each portion of the workshop, each cuisine from the various countries will have recipes that you will be required to complete as well as exams of which you will need to pass in order to continue to the next country’s cuisine.
Throughout the game, you will receive a total of 12 trophies. These will be awarded for various accomplishments. In order to see the reason for achieving each trophy, hold the cursor over each trophy, which can be found in the “AWARDS” section in the main menu. At the bottom of the screen, you will be able to see the reason for receiving each one of your 12 trophies.
You will also be rated according to stars, which range from 1 to 5, 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest accomplishment. You are encouraged to aim for achieving all 5 stars on each recipe, which will ultimately result in you receiving the gold trophy at the end of each county’s cuisine.
The game is bound to keep you coming back for more. With Cooking Academy, teaching you all there is to know about being a fantastic chef; there is no holding you back. You will now be able to go anywhere in the world and open up your own restaurant. You may even be able to show the local people a thing or two about how to cook their own traditional food. You have been taught by the best chefs from around the world, now we expect you to go and make a name for yourself in the line of worldwide cuisine.