We know you’re as committed as we are to helping students learn and succeed—and we’d like to help you. Here are some education resources from the CIA to spark a passion in your students for culinary arts and pursuing careers in the food industry.
Whether for use in the classroom or simply for handing out to interested students, these materials are perfect for the aspiring young chef or food professional in your school.
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Watch and learn as CIA faculty members share their expertise on charcuterie and the basics of bread, then try it in the classroom!
Join Chef Jesse Jackson III ’13 as he covers how to teach bread baking with a pizza demonstration! You’ll learn about the four main ingredients—flour, water, salt, and yeast—and how yeast fermentation is a complex but necessary part of the process. Watch, learn, then try it in the classroom!
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Join Dean Bruce Mattel ’80 as he covers how to teach charcuterie with a green chile pork sausage demonstration. Learn about the process of making sausage from seasoning, grinding, and casing. Dean Mattel will explain the best meat to use as well as different ways to prepare sausage depending on what you want to make. Watch, learn, then try it in the classroom!
These expertly detailed culinary arts lesson plans for high school students teach a variety of kitchen techniques and include recipes!
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These one-page handouts can be reproduced and are ideal for giving students the right ingredients to learn about a variety of foods.
Watch how the CIA’s chef-instructors talk about recipes, tools, and techniques.
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Our outstanding lineup of comprehensive culinary textbooks includes:
This book contains step-by-step methods for understanding math in the kitchen and using it appropriately.
This book provides everything needed to teach the culinary arts to high school students. More than 100 hands-on culinary skills are highlighted that include general procedures and techniques.
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