Ever dream about competing on the next TV cooking competition? This summer, it’s your chance to attend Summer Academy at UGA’s Culinary Skills camp to learn the basics of cooking and baking inside a professional kitchen setting. Get ready as you will practice essential knife skills, master the fundamentals of kitchen safety, learn kitchen etiquette, better understand nutrition, and enhance your abilities through various food preparation techniques. By the end of the week, our students are bound to have a well-seasoned experience and the confidence to stir up a recipe or two at home for family and friends.
*All students will be required to taste products made unless there are food allergy or intolerance concerns.
Monday, June 25, 2018 to Friday, June 29, 2018
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Day and Overnight Options Available
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
Overnight students will check in at the residence hall on Sunday evening and check out on Saturday morning. Day students will check in on Monday morning between 8-8:30am. Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.
Day Camp - $380
Overnight Camp - $850
This course is designed for students with little to no experience in the Culinary Arts.
Tracey Brigman, MS, RDN, LD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian with a Master's Degree in Foods and Nutrition. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia, where she teaches Food Principles, Quantity Food Production, Procurement and Financial Management, and Basic Nutrition. She will finish her Doctorate of Education in 2018. She has conducted trainings for the School Nutrition Program for the past 12 years. She gained her foodservice experience from the Georgia Department of Corrections where she was responsible for the feeding of 34,000 people in 72+ facilities. This is Tracey’s first year as a Summer Academy Instructor.
All students will need to wear closed toe shoes. A detailed list of supplies needed for your camp program will be emailed to you two weeks before camp begins.