NAIT adds intensive new boot camps for foodies this summer
EDMONTON – NAIT is the place to be this July for local foodies. NAIT Continuing Education has added a Gourmet boot camp, as well as a Cured Meats, Cheeses & Pickles boot camp, to its roster of summer culinary courses. The popular culinary and pastry boot camps also return.
Dressed in culinary uniforms – including camouflage scarves, aprons and chefs’ hats - boot camp participants work with NAIT chefs, learning professional tips and techniques.
- Pastry Boot Camp runs July 6-10. This is an intensive, five-day, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. experience that captures the fundamental techniques of all things pastry.
- Gourmet Boot Camp runs July 7-10. Daily lessons build on kitchen basics, teaching advanced recipes and new skills and procedures for the preparation of meats, vegetables and sauces.
- Culinary Boot Camp runs July 7 -10 and July 14-17. Campers learn to prepare vegetables, starches, meats, fish and poultry, and receive professional tips on poaching, braising, roasting and grilling.
- Cured Meats, Cheeses and Pickles Boot Camp runs July 14-17. In this camp, participants will get hands-on experience making cured meats such as salumi (Italian cold cuts), sausage and ham, as well as fresh cheeses and pickles.
NAIT Continuing Education offers more than 50 non-credit culinary courses every year, including Cupcake Making Fundamentals, Artisan Bread Making and Holiday Entertaining. These courses attract a wide range of participants, ranging from home cooks to professional chefs.
NAIT Culinary Boot Camps
Media are welcome to cover any of the July boot camps.
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and trades. With nearly 60,000 credit and non-credit students and a 95 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads are essential to Alberta’s prosperity. Known for hands-on, technology-based learning, NAIT engages with business and industry in applied research and innovation and provides corporate training around the world. Recognized as one of Alberta’s top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.