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ProStart educators will receive hands on culinary training at this workshop to enhance their subject knowledge and skills.

7/21/2017 to 7/22/2017
When: July 21-22, 2017
7:30 AM
Where: The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham
410 Blackwell St.
Durham, North Carolina  27701
United States
Contact: Mandy Hines

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Summer NC ProStart Educator Training Registration

July 21-22, 2017


ProStart Educators are very fortunate to receive top notch professional development several times a year.  This summer, North Carolina ProStart teachers will experience lots of hands on culinary instruction at the Summer Educator Training.  Hosted by The Art Institute in Durham, educators will receive training from the instructors at this culinary school during this two day event. The training begins at 7:30am on Friday morning.  Hands on instruction will include sessions on Friday and Saturday related to stock and soups, effective mise en place in the classroom, cooking obscure vegetables, enhancing dessert plates and cultural cuisines.  There will also be a session on best practices and curriculum planning.  Friday night, educators will be treated to dinner and networking. 


Who can attend: All North Carolina ProStart educators are encouraged to attend.  ProStart educators are required to attend at least 1 ProStart specific professional development during the year as per the school criteria handbook.   

Where: The Art Institute, 410 Blackwell St #200, Durham, NC 27701. 

When: Begins Friday, July 21 at 7:30am and concludes Saturday, July 22 at 5pm.

Cost: 195.00 per person.  This covers instructional materials, instructor fees, and all meals for Friday and Saturday.

FAQ:  More details will be emailed to participants after registering for the event.


Hotel Information: A room block has been secured at the Aloft Durham Downtown, 345 Blackwell Ave., Durham, 27701.  This hotel is 2 blocks away from the Art Institute.  Here is the link to make your reservation online:


The cost is 119.00 per night.  There is also 10.00 per day parking fee.  Please make all reservations within the block prior to 6/20/2017 in order to ensure we are able to accommodate you at the reduced rate. On 6/21/2017 any rooms in the block, which remain unfilled will be released for sale to the general public.


Need a roommate?  If you would like to save cost and want to share a room, please post a comment on our group Facebook page and find a match from those attending.

Dress Code:  Please plan to wear chef uniform while working in the kitchens.  (Coat, close toed shoes, hair restraint, apron).  Friday night is casual.  If you have a knife kit, please bring it along with you. 

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