Bishop Grimes is excited to announce a new opportunity for high school students interested in exploring a career in the culinary arts. The program, funded by a grant opportunity through Berkshire Bank and the diocesan partnership with the Cabrini Health, affords BG students the opportunity to work side by side with a professional chef.
Through the Berkshire Bank program, Bishop Grimes will become the only private high school in Central New York to offer a professional culinary program to its students.
"We are extremely excited for our students," said Principal Allyson Headd '05. "Providing the opportunity of an exclusive program like this, only expands what we are able to offer Bishop Grimes students both in and out of the classroom."
The program consists of both a fall 2021 and spring 2022 cohort. Each cohort will have 8 students (11th and 12th graders first opportunity) and a professional chef. The sessions span over a month and teach basic culinary skills including proper selection and use of cooking utensils, knife skills, and different cooking methods.
Each participant will be given a scholarship for the Servsafe Food Handler online certification course to complete at the conclusion of the program. Interested students are asked to contact Assistant Principal Pat Kinne.
The program is set to begin on Wednesday, October 13.