Free culinary camps for high school students to be held at MATC

Written by admin   // May 28, 2013   // 0 Comments


Two free weeklong culinary camps for high school students 16 and older will be held June 17-21 and June 24-29 at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Oak Creek Campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave. Classes will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Classes will be taught by MATC culinary arts instructors. Students will earn one college credit upon successful completion of the class. The program is cosponsored by MATC’s Nontraditional Occupations Grant Project and the Wisconsin Restaurant Association.

Students will learn culinary terminology; how to handle food in compliance with health department sanitation guidelines and regulations; comparison of mother sauces; use of kitchen tools; and preparation of starches, vegetables, meats and eggs.

Written permission from parents is required, and applicants and their parents must attend a mandatory orientation session from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, at the Oak Creek Campus. Applicants may indicate a preference for which session they would like to attend. For more information and to obtain a permission and class registration form, call (414) 297-7334, or write [email protected].

Wisconsin’s largest technical college and the most diverse two-year institution in the Midwest, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a key driver of southeastern Wisconsin’s economy and has provided innovative education in the region since 1912. Approximately 50,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses and community-based sites or learn online. MATC offers affordable and accessible education and training opportunities that empower and transform lives in the community. The college offers 200 academic programs; nearly 400 transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees; and Pre-College Education, which assists people with completing high school, preparing for college or entering the workforce. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. The college is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, the national standard for academics and student services.  


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