The Gold Medal Classroom:
The official ezine for CAFE | June/July 2019 issue
See, smell, taste, experiment with and customize the complex flavor of traditionally fermented and brewed soy sauce.
ProStart 2019 Management Winner: High school students from Mansfield, Texas, impressed judges with their half and half concept while maintaining a “One Team, One Dream” motto.
ProStart 2019 Culinary Winner: Texas winners wow judges with perfect dishes, including a white chocolate chai mousse in the sculpted shape of an apple.
50 Minute Classroom: New employees (or former students) need to know how to handle the government’s help in the form of the health inspector.
Think Tank: As teachers we must understand the role of the educator is not to direct as much as it is to draw forth.
Mayo’s Clinic: Curiosity leads to success in and out of the classroom.
MEET THE GROWERS:
Pork: Innovations in care, housing, feeding and health protocols of pig raising have led to big changes in how chefs prepare pork.
Apply now for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence, which will award cash prizes totaling $1 million to 18 public high school skilled trades teachers or teacher teams and their programs.
Grand Rapids Community College collaborates with local theatre group and raises almost $15,000 for culinary scholarships.
CAFÉ’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. Industries featured include meat, poultry, seafood, produce and dairy just to name a few.
Click here to watch a short CAFE Leadership Conference highlight video which will give you a flavor for the upcoming meeting, held June 20-22 in Charlotte, N.C. Click here to register for the 15th annual Conference or to learn more information about the offerings and agenda.
CAFE Industry Resource Center Feature:
Real California Milk
These days, “real” matters. Customers want to know where their food comes from, and the legitimacy of the Real California seal can make a difference. The Golden State leads the nation in fluid milk, butter, ice cream, and nonfat dry milk production; and California comes second in the nation in cheese and yogurt production. Click here to find dairy trends, recipes, videos, cheese tasting guidelines and an entire section on baking with milk products.