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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Registration Open: Making Michigan Recipes Work

Registration is now open for Making Michigan Recipes Work: A Culinary Training for School Nutrition Professionals!


Through this hands-on training, participants will:

        Understand food safety considerations, including Standard Operating Procedures and HACCP guidelines purchasing, receiving and storing farm fresh produce

        Be trained in the proper way to handle knives and other culinary tools to make a variety of cuts

        Prepare and sample recipes using Michigan farm fresh produce

        Learn how to introduce new foods in their cafeteria through staff engagement, taste testing and Smarter Lunchrooms strategies

        Receive resources to help staff teams work with farm fresh produce in their menu plan, using standardized recipes

This training will be taught by two seasoned food service trainers, and hosted by MSU Extension.


Details of the training are as follows:

When: Friday, August 12th from 9am – 1pm

Where: Marquette Senior High School, 1203 W. Fair St., Marquette, MI 49855

Who: All K-12 Food Service professionals. We are encouraging teams of staff from schools/districts to register together. Registering with a team of 2 or more will qualify you to apply for travel scholarship to help with the cost of attendance.

How much: The trainings are free for all, due to USDA grant funding

Register at:


Please contact Mariel Borgman at or Kaitlin Wojciak at with any questions.





Abby Harper

Farm to School Specialist

MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

480 Wilson Rd Rm 309 | East Lansing, MI 48824

(p) 517-432-4525 (f) 517-353-3834 |

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