Posts Tagged ‘Culinary Arts’

Treasure Island Job Corps was honored to have the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Portia Wu on center. During her visit, Assistant Secretary Wu toured our culinary department and enjoyed a brick-oven pizza lunch on our Michelle Obama Green Acre Urban Farm. Ms. Wu spoke with culinary students about the program, their [...]

The Culinary Arts students catered an event on July 11 hosted by the Department of Labor. Culinary Arts Students Ivan Garcia, Deandre Reyez, Markeyta Bowen, Sherman Williams III and Tiffani Chambliss traveled to the Federal Office Building in Chicago to prepare the food for more than 100 federal workers who were attending their annual awards [...]

The Alaska Job Corps Culinary Arts Class and Chef Williams prepared and served the luncheon at the June 27th Economic Development Workshop, hosted by Mat Su Borough Manager John Moosey. In addition to the State Economist, there were movers and shakers from all cities, borough, and government affiliations, large organizations, economic development groups, along with [...]

Guthrie Job Corps Center’s Culinary students had the chance to get a “real world” kitchen experience for three days this month at Platt College in Oklahoma City.    At the end of the camp they had the opportunity to show off the skills they had learned by inviting friends and family for a fantastic lunch.  There [...]

Five Culinary Arts students traveled with Career Technical Training Manager Elba Roca to the National Restaurant Association trade show in Chicago. Students Deandre Reyez, Daniel Contre-ras, Laterrie Miller, Markeyta Bowen and Jaekwon Collier were hungry when they en-tered culinary paradise but they came back full after sampling some of the coolest foods from around the [...]

June 1st, 2016

Exeter Job Corps recently hosted its Battle of the Trades event and it was an epic throw down.  White jacket versus Black jacket Culinary students competed in a fierce competition chopped style.  Teams of two were given two rounds to showcase their skills in an appetizer and entrée round.  Ingredients ranged from Ramen noodles, flaming [...]

Work-Based Learning (WBL) Advisor John Bednara, teamed up with Culinary Instructor Chef Dawan Heard to successfully obtain a new WBL partnership with Fresh Ideas on March 8th.  Fresh Ideas is a franchise company located on the campus of Philander Smith College. Their mission is to provide excellent food service management through commitment, confidence and professionalism. The [...]

Aaron Patrick a St. Louis Job Corps Graduate from the mid 1990’s is planning a reunion for Job Corps Graduates from that decade. Aaron graduated after completing Culinary Arts, C.N.A. and ACT. She now works in Memphis. She toured the center with her best friend Sherrie Murphy who she met in Job Corps while they [...]

The Culinary Arts students participated in their own version of Cut Throat Kitchen this week. The challenge: create a flavorful pasta dish creatively, and watch out for your fellow competitors! Students battled for the proper utensils, cookware, and yes, even ingredients to create their culinary masterpieces. Each student started with 10 tickets and had to [...]

The Culinary Arts Students tackled a very personal challenge last week. They created lunches for some staff members based on interviews that determined each person’s mealtime preferences. The goal of the exercise was to improve the students’ interviewing skills and to help them gain understanding of a personal chef’s duties. Working in teams of two, [...]