GMC Editor Announcement

May 25, 2022, 15:12
May 2022 Issue

May 2022 Issue

Gold Medal Classroom: 
The official ezine for CAFE  |  May 2022 issue


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Seafood’s delicate balance of flavors and textures. Herbs, fruits and cheese elevate without overpowering light and subtle flavors.
McCormick® released the 22nd edition of the Flavor Forecast® shedding light on the way chefs cook, flavor and eat.
Lamb: Whole Animal Fabrication. Teaching whole animal butchery helps students understand meat purchases, cuts and proper preparation.


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Think Tank: Unifying and healing with food. Teaching the power of food and its ability to demonstrate cooks’ care.
Guest Columnist Dr. Jennifer Denlinger: Culinary Bingo assists students in identifying kitchen tools and equipment.
50 Minute Classroom: An 11-key point checklist that will help students stay employed throughout their careers.


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Chef Profile: Career Path Insights will focus on professional chefs from various facets of the foodservice industry. Culinarians answer questions delving into their views of current foodservice developments and how culinary students can obtain positions within their industries.

 “When you see opportunities in life, take them, especially if they are uncomfortable. It is those opportunities that will make you grow the most.”
Christopher Tanner, CEC, WCMC, AAC, Research Chef at Rubix Foods.


McCormick pop upMcCormick® brings the 22nd Flavor Forecast® to life through a pop-up hospitality experience.



CAFÉ’s Industry Resource Center lists more than 80 commodity boards, associations and growers with links to their foodservice websites. Educators can find classroom visual aids, downloadable materials, blogs, videos and research. Featured industries include poultry, seafood, produce and dairy just to name a few.pear

CAFÉ Lesson Plan: Evaluating Various Fruit Product Formats
Click here to learn how to teach students to evaluate different fruit product formats including fresh cut, frozen and canned for menu development.
CAFÉ Industry Resource Center Feature: Alaska Seafood
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute features videos on commercial techniques from grilling and broiling fish to filleting, storing and thawing. Other topics covered on their foodservice website include health and nutrition news, sustainability news as well as information about wild-caught seafood and its benefits.