Health Enhancement and Safety

Cook Smart to Help Kids Eat Smart: Workshops for School Food Service Cooks

Monday, May 3, 2010, 10:58 am

Food preparation workshops for foodservice managers, cooks, and cook's assistants will be held this Spring and Summer.  Classes will discuss food preparation techniques that help cooks and menu planners meet Dietary Guidelines for Americans goals and USDA regulations.  Participants will learn to reduce fat, sugar, and sodium while increasing fiber, flavor, and overall eye appeal of meals and snacks.  The four hour training will include a lunch meal.  The workshops are free but preregistration is required and limited to 20 participants per site.  Each workshop is from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Dates and Locations:

Malta - Tuesday, August 17 at Malta High School Kitchen
South 9th Street West

Glendive - Thursday, August 19 at Dawson High School - Family Consumer Sciences Room
900 N. Merrill Avenue

Go to /pdf/SchoolFood/CurrentNews/10CookSmartWrkshpSpringSum.pdf for a registration form.

**This class will also be offered in Helena on June 15, 2010 MSNA pre-conference session.  To register for this class, please contact Becky Green at (406) 654-1034 or email her at  There is a nominal fee for the Helena workshop.

For more information, contact Katie Bark, 406-994-5641