How to Get Rid of Garlic Smell? Kendall Faculty Give Tips to Magazine consulted Kendall College chef instructors on how to spiff up

The editors at, a popular national food blog, celebrated Garlic Week recently by exploring garlic bread, garlic beef, garlic knots and…you get the idea.

By the end of the week, they had a burning question:  if you’ve been cooking with, um, odorous foods like garlic or fish, how do you get the smell off your hands?

Chef instructors at Kendall College of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management at National Louis University came to the rescue. Writer Gwen Ihnat quoted them in her article, “The Best Ways to Get Stinky Food Smells Off Your Hands.”

Wook Kang, assistant professor, suggested stainless steel bars formulated for this purpose. Jim DeWan, also an assistant professor, suggested lemon but also philosophized that it’s not necessarily bad to smell like food. It means you’ve been cooking for someone, after all, and that’s a nice thing.

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