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Date: July 24th and 25th 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: The Culinary Institute of Michigan Port Huron and The Culinary Institute of Michigan Muskegon
For: 9th and 10th grade students

Price: $65.00 per person (includes a buffet lunch immediately before the class, lunch begins at 11:45 am class will start promptly at 1:00 PM). Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (the fee only applies to the student, not the parent or guardian). Limited availability.

Course Description: This class is designed for students who want to increase their knowledge of basic knife skills and cooking techniques. Come and hone your skills under the guidance of the award-winning faculty of the Culinary Institute of Michigan. Students will develop an understanding of the importance of uniformity in knife cuts, best practices for butchery and use the products that they work within the skills phase to create finished dishes to taste. Students will learn the importance of mise en place, having everything in its place.

Participants in this course will develop an understanding of:

  • Basic knife skills
  • Basic cooking techniques
  • Basic cooking methods
  • A la minute cooking
  • Taste texture and doneness 
  • Plating techniques

Supplies: All supplies will be provided for participants with the exception of knives. Participants must provide their own knives. 

Recommended for this class are the following: one French or cooks knife, one paring knife, and one boning or fillet knife. It is recommended that knives are sharpened prior to coming to class under proper supervision.

In order to provide a safe sanitary environment for all participants, the following dress code must be adhered to for all participants and their chaperone:

  • Nonslip, close-toed, close backed shoes.
  • Legs must be fully covered. 
  • Hair must be tied back

Will run on both CIM Campuses:

The Culinary Institute of Michigan - Port Huron 
Reserve your spot by calling Paula Recinella, Program Director/Restaurant Manager, at 810-357-0873 or emailing [email protected].
Registration closes Wednesday, July 18th, 2018.

The Culinary Institute of Michigan - Muskegon 
Reserve your spot by calling Jamie LeRoux, Program Director/Restaurant Manager, at 231-777-6631 or emailing [email protected]
Registration closes Wednesday, July 18th, 2018.

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