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Sep 30, 2020, 23:45
September 2020 Issue

September 2020 Issue

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The official ezine for CAFE  |  September 2020 issue


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Pass the mustard and know the facts: Teaching mustard’s flavor and heat. It’s more than just a spice or hotdog condiment.

Mustard from Saskatoon, Canada, right to your kitchen: Chef Steve Squire discusses prepared and powdered mustard in his favorite applications.

Chef’s Corner Table: Corporate Executive Chef Richard Hoelzel of Idahoan Foods, LLC. Forecasting foodservice’s future and advising culinary students searching for employment based on a 35-year culinary career.


mtg farm photo 2 web50 Minute Classroom: Teaching culinary topics across core subjects and using students’ interests as lesson plan inspiration.

Mayo’s Clinic: Zoom in on top teaching strategies. Part two.

Think Tank: We need to face the current harsh reality and stand up, take a deep breath, bring our teams together and ask the question: “Now what?”


d5f89b34cca3dc6d6231e74f5804d955 MInstructors’ online tips and techniques: Instructors share ideas about what works in online instruction.

Seven activities to build community and positive classroom culture during online learning: Ideas for creating authentic connections, meaningful relationships and classroom camaraderie through the screen. (SmartBrief on EdTech/New York Times tiered subscription model)


JCABP Logos FINAL smallEpisode Five: The ethnicity of soul food with Chef Keith Taylor.




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

CAFE Lesson Plan: The World Bean Kitchen—Passport to Flavor
The Culinary Institute of America’s ProChef e-learning, “The World Bean Kitchen: Passport to Flavor,” presented by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association, debunks some of the myths that surround the cooking of dry beans. Learning segments include “Beyond Bean Basics,” “Bean Nation: The American Experience,” instructional videos and more.

lesson april13CAFE Industry Resource Center Feature: Wheat Foods Council
This one-stop source for everything about wheat and wheat food nutrition features the latest news and research, trending topics, tips, recipes, and more. Members of the WFC include grain producers, millers and bakers, baking suppliers, and life science companies. The Council develops sound educational and promotional nutrition programs that reach health and nutrition professionals, chef and menu developers, opinion leaders, media, and consumers.