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Do you have a budding chef or restaurateur looking for an exciting summer experience? As you may have heard in the media, Virginia Tech students enjoy a wonderful dining experience during their time at college. We would like to share our award-winning skills with the next generation!  There are two camps to choose from:

Basic Culinary Camp

Dining Services will host a five-day camp (Monday, June 23 - Friday, June 27, 2014) on the beautiful Virginia Tech campus for students who are 10-14 years old. Executive chefs and managers will be teaching the basics, including cooking techniques, nutrition, food safety, and more. 

Campers will:

–gain hands-on culinary training;

–learn to prepare different meals;

–learn kitchen and food safety;

–tour the kitchen facilities

–learn about nutrition

–and much, much more!  

 

Advanced Culinary Camp

From Monday, July 14 - Friday, July 18, 2014, Dining Services will host a five-day camp for students who are 13-18 years old. Executive chefs and managers will be teaching advanced cooking techniques, food safety, knife skills, and more. 

Campers will:

–gain hands-on culinary training;

–learn advanced techniques on grilling, tempering, roasting, and more;

–learn kitchen and food safety;

–and much, much more!  

 

There are only 10 spots available for each camp, so sign up soon!

Registration and Payment

Participants must register by April 15, 2014.  Each camp is $395/person and includes meals, a chef coat, and a chef hat. A $100 deposit is due upon registering for the event. Final payment of the remaining balance is due by June 9 for the Basic Camp and by June 30 for the Advanced Camp. If final payment is not received by this date, the registration will be canceled so that we can offer spots to others on the waiting list. If you need to cancel your registration, you will receive your deposit back if you cancel by May 15. After that, no refunds will be given. (Program and schedule is subject to change.)

Register by April 15, 2014.

Register here for the Basic Culinary Camp.

Register here for the Advanced Culinary Camp.

For more information contact Jessica Filip at 540-231-9205 or jfilip@vt.edu.