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    The New York State Education Department sponsors week-long professional development programs for school food service workers and managers, held in July at Madison-Oneida BOCES.

    The four-day sessions are conducted by experienced food service directors to:

    • Emphasize basic cooking techniques and proper knife skills
    • Enhance the skills of food service personnel
    • Provide training in quantity food preparation techniques
    • Stress proper sanitation and kitchen safety
    • Improve health and nutrition awareness
    • Help to market and merchandise your program 

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    The program is managed by NYSED's Office of Child Nutrition. Click here for dates, program overviews, applications, contact information and other details.


    Professional Cooking 2017 Agenda


    Managing Your Child Nutrition Program 2017 Agenda


    Recipes and Nutritional Information