Chop into Healthy School Meals

Chef Tracey and Jumana Saleh during video production

You waited, and NOW its here! JSI’s culinary team has released a video training series: Chop into Healthy School Meals!  This series consists of recorded, ease-to-access, no-cost, online culinary training options to enhance and boost your staff skills and confidence!

The topics include:

  • Knife Skills
  • Vegetable Cuts
  • Fruit Cuts
  • Visual Appeal of School Meals

This series explores a variety of topics while incorporating a PAUSE and PRACTICE option to build skills and confidence.

LEARN all about the best knife handling practices and knife cuts to improve efficiency and skill in food preparation.

GAIN knowledge about the best cutting techniques for a variety of vegetables to simplify preparation and incorporate exciting new ways to highlight vegetables in school meals.

MASTER efficient cutting techniques for a variety of fruits to simplify preparation and identify best methods to prepare, hold, and serve fruits for alternative meal service.

DISCOVER innovative strategies for serving USDA Foods to enhance the visual appeal of school meals and boost excitement for alternative meal service!

Click here to begin these free training videos now. At the end of each video there will be a certificate of training and for districts using these sessions for socially-distanced group training, there are instructions on how to receive a group certificate of training at the bottom of the training video page.

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The John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition is a partnership of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Framingham State University.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement.

© The John C. Stalker Institute, 2021
The John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition is a partnership of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Framingham State University.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement.

© The John C. Stalker Institute, 2021

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