MATC to Offer Free Week-Long Culinary Camps for High School Students in June

Written by admin   // May 26, 2012   // 0 Comments

 High school students are invited to participate in one of two free week-long culinary camps at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 700 W. State St. Camps will be held from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, June 11-15 and June 18-22. All students 16 and over are eligible to attend and earn one college credit.
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.

Courses will be taught by an MATC culinary arts instructor. The classes are sponsored by MATC’s Nontraditional Occupations Grant Project and the Wisconsin Restaurant Association.

Written permission from parents and high school guidance counselors is required. The registration deadline is Thursday, May 31. For more information and to obtain a permission and class registration form, call (414) 297-7334, or e-mail

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 a Pre-College Education division that assists people to complete high school, prepare for college or enter 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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