Advanced Cooking

Advanced Cooking: July 22–23, 2019

Following the theme of "All Things Italian", participants will learn advanced cooking skills integral to creating delectable Italian specialties including: homemade pastas, lasagna, sauces, risotto, breads and more. 

For youth entering grades 6–10 in the fall. 

  • Important for youth entering grades 6 and 7: Cooking is a prerequisite if you wish to enroll in Advanced Cooking.
Location:  Times

Student Union
521 East Avenue North
La Crosse, WI 54601

 - Classes: Room 3314
 - Dinner Finale: Room 3105

July 22: 8:45 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
July 28: 8:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


Agenda: Advanced Cooking

Day 1: July 22, 2019

8:45–9 a.m.  Camper drop-off
9 a.m.–Noon 

Get to know your fellow campers
Introduction to food safety and sanitation

  • Hand washing
  • Basic food safety
  • Kitchen Tour
  • Terminology
  • Equipment 
  • Temperatures

Knife cuts/cooking techniques

Campers prepare their own meal for lunch

Noon–1 p.m.  Lunch
 1–2 p.m.  Prep vegetables using knife skills
2–3:30 p.m. 
  • Nutrition knowledge
  • Prepare health snacks
3:30 p.m.  Dismissal

Day 2: July 23, 2019

8:45–9 a.m.  Camper drop-off
9 a.m. –Noon 
  • Demo stations for appetizer party
  • Serving Etiquette
Noon–1 p.m.  Lunch
1–4:30 p.m.  Review recipes and prepare for the big event
4:30–5:30 p.m.  Party: Serve your family, eat and enjoy
5:30 p.m.  Dismissal