Grand Rapids Community College opened Fountain Brewery and Peter’s Pub this semester. It is the only federal- and state-licensed brew pub on a college or university campus.
Instructors need to teach students the finer points of coffee and tea. Students will become valued employees who can revamp menus and increase customer service.
Serving sizes, individual tastes and other menu items served all contribute to portion control. Teach menu planning that doesn’t waste food, environmental resources and money.
Recreating an institution’s culinary education means focusing on improving people's lives not just offering degrees.