Saturday, November 19, 2011

Dia de los muertos is theme for culinary program

mask Culinary arts students atGarfield High School used 75 lbs. of sugar to create traditional Latin American sugarsculptures to commemorate dia de los muertos on Nov. 1.

Sugar, meringue powder andwater were carefully mixed and shaped by each student and left to dry over aperiod of 5 days. While their sculptureswere drying, students gathered photos of an important person, famous or intheir own lives, who has died.

A memorialand oral presentation were presented to the class.

For more information, pleasecontact Arlyn Hackett, CCTE Culinary Arts Instructor, at