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Foodies to kick off summer with NAIT’s culinary and pastry boot camps

Published on June 26, 2016

NAIT is the place to be this July for local foodies

The polytechnic’s kitchens will be buzzing with activity as the popular culinary and pastry boot camps kick off for another summer.

As always, campers of all skill levels – from novices to experienced chefs – will be decked out in culinary uniforms, including camouflage scarves, aprons and chefs’ hats. They will work with NAIT instructors learning professional tips and techniques in these intensive, fun-filled camps.

  • Pastry Boot Camp runs July 4-7. This is an intensive, five-day, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. experience that captures the fundamental techniques of all things pastry.
  • Culinary Boot Camp runs July 5-8 and July 12-15. Campers learn to prepare vegetables, starches, meats, fish and poultry, and receive professional tips on poaching, braising, roasting and grilling.

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.

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NAIT Culinary Boot Camps

Media are welcome to cover any of the July culinary boot camps. Please call in advance to make arrangements.

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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.