By Faith Jennetta, CEPC
Don’t forget the most important part of the training process—helping students develop their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
Does your school have a culinary football team? At the Technology Center of DuPage (TCD), a high-school career and technical center in Addison, Ill., the answer is certainly yes. TCD participates in various approved culinary competitions through ProStart, Skills USA, local ACF chapters and even in-school scholarship-program competitions.
Principal Edward A. Susmilch likens the TCD culinary-competition teams to high-school football teams. Both help participants enhance their talents, professional behavior, team and leadership skills and scholarship opportunities. How can your school build a winning team?