The three seniors, Diego Sanchez, Israel Gonzalez and Christopher Martinez, helped prepare the lunch, then transported and served it for more than 60 employees. The menu included beef or chicken nachos, a special chipotle cream sauce, salsa ranchero, and for dessert, tres leches with fresh berries.
Sanchez, Gonzalez, and Martinez are all active in their culinary arts program including after school activities. The three combined have volunteered more than for after school events that include food preparation and serving. Gonzalez is currently pursuing some culinary schools for his post-secondary education.
The employees of SANDAG were very pleased with the food and the professional service the students gave. They were even more pleased to know they were supporting a school program and offering the students some valuable experience.
Garfield High School's Culinary Arts Program is a professional training program designed to help students become qualified to enter the food services industry. For more information on the program or to talk about catering your next event, contact Arlyn Hackett, CCTE Culinary Arts Instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org.