Culinary Arts Hosts National ProStart Training for Teachers

Posted on 6/20/2012 12:36:58 PM

Educators from across the nation are attending ProStart Summer Institute training at the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts, June 18 through June 22, 2012.

The IUP Academy of Culinary Arts is one of three culinary programs selected by the by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) to host and instruct ProStart Summer Institutes Level I, a professional-development opportunity for teachers.

The Summer Institute curriculum, developed by the NRAEF and taught by Culinary Arts faculty, has the goal of teaching cutting-edge skills to high school instructors which can be taken back to the classroom.

The program provides an overview of the restaurant and food service industry and includes instruction on kitchen and management essentials. Participants will gain in-depth knowledge of culinary basics from knife skills and mise en place to cooking methods.

Culnary Arts faculty, staff, and students are enjoying getting to know our visiting teachers who represent high schools from Alaska, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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