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Ursula
04-02-2009, 03:54 PM
My DD goes to Catering college and today all the parents were invited to a 3 course meal provided and prepared by the students... it was top class! We had parsnip and apple soup with croutons and freshly baked herb rolls, it was all expertly presented with a swirl of cream in and fanned out. Then we had chicken royale on a bed of rice with balsamic drizzled cherry tomatoes and for dessert we had strawberry shortcake with strawberries and swirls of cream flowers. Coffee or tea with some little petit four cake things?

loadsapixiedust
04-02-2009, 03:56 PM
Yummy! DS is visiting a local college on Friday and had to make reservations for lunch at the restaurant they have which is run by the catering students. It is so popular it is often fully booked!

Disneybumble
04-02-2009, 03:57 PM
Sounds delish Helly. Did you eat it all.

Ursula
04-02-2009, 04:00 PM
No I can't for medical reasons... :( But I made a brave effort lol....

lisaw
04-02-2009, 04:02 PM
Sounds fantastic Helly!

We used to do that at catering college - the general public could come for lunch at a nominal price, it was always packed :yes:

Rosie0610
04-02-2009, 04:02 PM
That is really nice! SOunds delish! Were the students nervous? Did they serve you?

Ursula
04-02-2009, 04:09 PM
Yes and yes lol.... I can easily cope with being their guinea pig!

Jodie
04-02-2009, 04:16 PM
Sounds yummy!

Tink
04-02-2009, 05:19 PM
OOoooooooooOOOO! Lucky you! :D

When we visted Tortola, we stopped by the FCI's bakery. It was fun to see what the students had on offer that day. :yes:

There is an Orlando Culinary school, but I don't know of any lunches or shops that they use to practice their skills... might have to check into that! :D

josh.p.
04-02-2009, 11:02 PM
It sounds great- I would have loved to go to catering college but there is nothing like that on offer here.

Johnie
04-02-2009, 11:26 PM
That sounds like a nice treat!

PsychoAlice
05-02-2009, 12:50 AM
Catering college?

Is that like Culinary school?Sounds DELISH!

Ursula
05-02-2009, 07:33 AM
It may be? It's where you learn to be a chef/cook.

Tink
05-02-2009, 12:19 PM
Yep. That'd be culinary school here. Some are very well known, Johnson Wales, French Culinary Institute, Culinary Institute of America (affectionately known as the CIA :D ) are just three that come to mind. Many more though. :yes:

Taja
05-02-2009, 03:04 PM
Lovely!

I attended a seminar that was being held at a technical high school a number of years ago and the culinary students prepared box lunches for us! It was really cool--much nicer than the typical box lunch. :)

It's an interesting option for those who don't have the interest or financial ability to go to university or a culinary school, and teaches what they need to learn to obtain and retain jobs in the hospitality/food industry. And they award two full scholarships to a local culinary school to graduating seniors each year. A nice little incentive. :)

PsychoAlice
05-02-2009, 03:10 PM
Yep. That'd be culinary school here. Some are very well known, Johnson Wales, French Culinary Institute, Culinary Institute of America (affectionately known as the CIA :D ) are just three that come to mind. Many more though. :yes:

Le Cordon Blue Culinary ::: cough cough California School of Culinary Arts cough cough :::
I wouldnt know ANYONE who went there....

Tink
05-02-2009, 11:04 PM
I'm a east coast kinda' person. :D