After 21 classes taught, 28 new recipes tried and most importantly 26 new and returning smiling friends…today is the last day of our Chef in Training Summer Classes at the Boys and Girls Club.
There was undoubtedly an underlying feeling of gratitude in the kitchen this morning as Chef Alicia posed the simple question of “What do we say again when we open the oven?” and one of our students yelled “THANK YOU!”. Which resulted in fits of laughter and silly corrections.
But PB &J is who should be thankful! To our shining students, partner at Boys and Girls Club on Cherry, to The City Schoolyard Garden at Buford for the beautiful produce, to our friends Kaitlyn, Anna and Shawna who helped us out in the kitchen. And most importantly to Chefs Courtenay and Alicia who week in and week out helped navigate us through the kitchen with fun and nutritious lessons.They are all exceptional indeed.
Our survey results this morning showed:
100% of students who “loved” the class;
100% who would take a PB &J class again;
100% of students who knew the proper way to handle a knife safely around the kitchen and at the cutting board.
And for extra credit…5 of the 6 students who had never tried Kale would try it again. Not too bad.
Can’t wait to hear what our afternoon class has to say…something tells me it will be more of the same.